Tag Archives: United States of America

Reassuring words from an ally

Finally, some reassuring words from our American ally—the US will help enhance the Philippine military capability with emphasis on maritime security. The statement from Admiral Samuel Locklear, Commander of the US Pacific Command, to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin came at a time of rising tensions triggered by Chinese military buildup on Panatag and lately Ayungin […]

Taiwan hopes for peaceful cooperation, development in East Asia: academic

The government wants to find mutually beneficial solutions that promote peace and development in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and to maintain close relations with Japan and the Philippines, a Taiwanese academic said. At a panel discussion at the Washington-based Hudson Institute on Friday, Song Yann-huei (宋燕輝) said that while the US […]


Note: Below is the text of remarks Dr. Ford gave to an event sponsored by Hudson Institute and held at the Harvard Club in New York City on February 27, 2013. Rear Admiral James Stark, USN (ret.), Dr. Michael Pillsbury, and Eric Brown also took part. Good afternoon, everyone, and thanks for showing up in […]