China is not going to field a navy with a global reach anytime soon. But its attempts to do so could touch off a new arms race.
As the WikiLeaks documents make clear, many of Washington's so-called allies simply view America as convenient muscle on call.
Beware the mighty microstate.
It's good to have friends and allies who march to a different beat. Just look at the invasion of Iraq.
China’s growing strength is making its neighbors nervous—and less fearful of a fully rearmed Japan.
U.S. interest in Oceania has faded since the end of the Cold War, and especially since September 11, 2001. China is taking advantage.
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