U.S. pivots to maritime Southeast Asia
Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The United States decision to deploy littoral combat ships in Singapore signals a maritime focus in its pivot to the Asia-Pacific. It reaffirms U.S. commitment to support Southeast Asian allies and partners amid China’s growing maritime assertiveness in the region.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 086-12