onsdag 18. november 2015

With China in Mind on a Visit to Manila, Obama Pledges Military Aid to Allies in Southeast Asia

Standing in front of a former United States Coast Guard ship that is now the flagship of the Philippine Navy, President Obama on Tuesday sent a message intended for a single country: China. Kicking off five days in Asia by visiting the home port of the 378-foot ship, now known as the BRP Gregorio del Pilar, Mr. Obama announced that the United States would spend an additional $250 million over the next two years to help ensure maritime security for countries in Southeast Asia. Read more