Completing the Pivot to Asia

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The National Interest—Thomas Callender Security, Asia The U.S. Navy is outnumbered in the Pacific. If it wishes to stay competitive, then it must move ships from the United States to Japan and the Philippines. Remember President Barack Obama’s “pivot to Asia”? In 2012, then Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the Navy would put about 60 percent of its forces in the Pacific. Seven years later, the pivot is complete. But is it enough to protect vital American interests in the region? The U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet...

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