US bases in Asia-Pacific

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Filipino socialist activist and Party of the Labouring Masses (PLM) chairperson Sonny Melencio speaks with Federico Fuentes about global imperialism and the Filipino left’s response to the threat of a US-China war.

The Defence Strategic Review doesn’t contain any surprises, argues Sam Wainwright. It abandons any pretence that military expenditure has anything to do with defence, conceding that it’s all about helping the United States project its military power into Asia.

 

The Barack Obama administration’s “Pivot to Asia” — the military, economic and political strategy to deploy more than half the US Navy to the Pacific — is continuing apace. Reihana Mohideen argues it needs to be resisted.