U.S. Forming Anti-China Security Alliance in Asia


The United States is in the process of building a new “security architecture” among its allies in the Asia-Pacific in response to China’s increasingly aggressive moves in the disputed South China Sea.

The security alliance will consist of the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia and Japan, according to unnamed official sources in the Philippine government. Press reports from Manila said Washington also wants to include Singapore and Thailand in the alliance while encouraging Malaysia to become its strategic partner.

The Philippines and Vietnam are at the forefront of resisting China’s moves to claim the entire South China Sea, which is called the West Philippine Sea by the Philippines and the East Sea by Vietnam.


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