31 May '15, 10pm

Carter's Focus: Building Up Pacific Partners

Carter's Focus: Building Up Pacific Partners

Defense Secretary Ash Carter holds an in-flight briefing on his way from Hawaii to Singapore. Carter attended the US Pacific Command and US Pacific Fleet change-of-command ceremonies in Honolulu May 27. The secretary is on a 10-day trip to advance the next phase of the Asia-Pacific rebalance. (Photo: Glenn Fawcett/US Defense Department) 45 CONNECT 27 TWEET 20 LINKEDIN 1 COMMENT EMAIL MORE SINGAPORE — US Defense Secretary Ash Carter will spend the next week touring Asia, where he will focus on building up the maritime security capabilities of regional allies. And while the Pentagon is laying out the trip as the next step in the so-called rebalance to the Pacific, Carter's travels are being watched closely by officials in China, which has been expanding its regional dominance in recent years. The trip occurs amid rising tensions between China and other nations, including the...

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