Asia-Pacific: US Ramps Up Global War Agenda by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
East Africa
17 November 2011

Like a schoolyard bully, President Barack Obama is flexing American military muscle as he currently sweeps through the Asia-Pacific region. The nominal impetus for the tour was the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held in Hawaii last week. But rather than discussing “economics” (the E in APEC), the salient focus for Obama and his entourage appears to be “war” – and in particular laying down battle lines to China.

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