ISIS worries US Pacific Fleet

US Pacific Fleet worried about ISIS activities in the Indo-Pacific region

By P.K.Balachandran

COLOMBO: The increasing activity of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Indo-Pacific region is worrying the United States, said Adm. Harry B.Harris, Commander of the US Pacific Fleet, at the Galle Naval Dialogue 2016 here on Monday.

Adm.Harris went on to make a strong case for Maritime Domain Awareness and sharing of information among the countries of the Indo-Pacific Region. He stressed the importance of maritime cooperation as most of the earth is covered by the ocean prompting science writer Arthur C. Clarke to say that our planet should be called “ocean” rather than “earth”.

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