Meifang Zhang: 2020 U.S. fleet will shift to the Asia-Pacific
global network reporter Tan Julia reported that, according to Agence France-Presse, June 2, U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta said at the Singapore Shangri-La China, 2020, the U.S. Navy fleet most of the North Asia-Pacific region, which the United States to focus on the part of the new strategy in the Asia-Pacific.
Panetta said, to deploy more ships in the Pacific, and expanding the network of military partnership in the region will be taken by the United States to strengthen its role in the region, “a firm and prudent efforts to part of it.
Panetta had on his way to Singapore to attend the Shangri-La has revealed the new U.S. military strategy. Panetta had said in the discussion of this plan, the United States plans to enhance its military power in the Asia-Pacific region, and by the allies to achieve this goal, but the U.S. does not seek to set up a new permanent base in the Asia-Pacific region.