More U.S. warships in Asia-Pacific under new strategy: Panetta




 
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More U.S. warships in Asia-Pacific under new strategy: Panetta
 
June 2nd, 2012  
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More U.S. warships in Asia-Pacific under new strategy: Panetta
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States will keep six aircraft carriers in the Asia-Pacific and move a majority of its other warships to the region in the coming years, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Saturday as he offered details of a new U.S. military strategy for the first time. Speaking to an annual security forum in Singapore, Panetta also sought to dispel the notion that the shift in U.S. focus to the Asia-Pacific was part of an American effort to contain China's emergence as a global power. "I reject that view entirely. ...




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