Tag: Obama

  • US boosts Asian maritime security

    White House highlights US efforts as Obama kicks off Asia trip. US Announces Maritime Security Boost for Southeast Asia By Prashanth Parameswaran The United States is boosting maritime security assistance […]

  • Obama focuses on South China Sea

    China says its dredging work is legal. Obama focuses on South China Sea dispute ahead of Apec US President Barack Obama has put a firm focus on the South China […]

  • US warns Iran on Yemen weapons

    Iranian convoy causing concern in Washington. Obama says U.S. has warned Iran not to send weapons to Yemen By Roberta Rampton and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama […]

  • India, US renew defence pact

    Plans to boost maritime security may irritate China. India, US renew defence pact; to pursue co-production projects NEW DELHI: Vowing to take defence ties to a “new level”, India and […]

  • Dealing with an assertive China

    The West needs to react to Chinese moves.  How the US Should Respond to Chinese Military Assertiveness in 2015 Samuel Ramani In his speech at the November 10, 2014 Asia-Pacific […]

  • US to sell frigates to Taiwan

    Sales will bolster Taiwanese security. Obama signs legislation to sell Navy frigates to Taiwan U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a piece of legislation that authorizes the […]

  • US, India deepen maritime ties

    Indian PM’s visit to US sees new agreements.  U.S., India Deepening Maritime Security Ties U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed on Tuesday to deepen U.S.-Indian cooperation on maritime security […]

  • US inflames island dispute

    The Obama administration has entered the dispute between Japan and China over sovereignty of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea, further inflaming tensions. US inflames island dispute between […]

  • Obama at Asean summit as sea row rumbles

    US President Barack Obama is attending a regional summit in Cambodia, with trade pacts and rumbling tensions over the South China Sea set to dominate. The East Asia summit is […]

  • US and Philippines Cooperation

    WASHINGTON – The US and the Philippines said Friday they are expanding intelligence sharing and cooperation on maritime security, as President Barack Obama reiterated Washington’s desire to be viewed as […]