China’s own actions have spurred hawkish US turn in policy

//China’s own actions have spurred hawkish US turn in policy

China’s own actions have spurred hawkish US turn in policy

The US defence community has adopted what it calls a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy (FOIP), raising questions about the intent behind the new terminology. How much US policy will change is not yet clear, but an undeniable and important signal from the FOIP is a heightened sense of alarm about China. The term “Indo-Pacific” reflects the US Navy’s argument that in practice, there is no logic to separating the Pacific and Indian Oceans. US operations require seamless movement between the two…

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