USA and Asia – Security and Defense: Cooperation and Challenges

Extracts of the speech by USA’s Acting Assistant Secretary, Joseph Yun. The Statement was before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs. With regards to Asia: Asia’s future stability and security are linked to its prosperity and economic development. We are boosting U.S. trade in the region, increasing investment flows, […]

Japan’s PM seeking Economic Ties and Security Support

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had agreed to strengthen the economy of both countries. The Japanese premier had also discussed security ties during a visit to Southeast Asia, aimed at reinforcing collaborative efforts. Abe, making his first overseas trip since taking office in December, said on Thursday he and Prime Minister […]