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Korean Village Could Be First Casualty of US Military’s “Pacific Pivot”

Residents of Jeju Island are protesting construction of new joint US-South Korean Navy base

In November 2011, President Barack Obama, joined by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, announced the “Pacific Pivot,” a strategy to shift the US military’s focus to the Asia-Pacific region. The announcement was a signal to China…
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by: Koohan Paik – October 29, 2012


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