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Monday, July 21, 2014

Potential For Increased U.S. Military Deployments to the Philippines

China's aggressive military and economic activity in the Spratly Islands has irritated Manila, and the Aquino government is making new overtures to the U.S. for increased military cooperation on defense of the Philippines from Beijing's advances into the Spratly's.  This potential for military cooperation could come in the form of increased U.S. military deployments to its old military haunts at Clark Air Base and Subic bay.  For a great academic overview of the Spratley's check out this study recently published by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute.  It's a big document but it's free to download.

The Paracel Islands and U.S. Interests and Approaches in the South China Sea.

http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubID=1207

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