Skip to comments.U.S. Navy Expects to Base Ships in Singapore
Posted on 12/18/2011 3:12:25 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
U.S. Navy Expects to Base Ships in Singapore
By SHAUN TANDON, Agence France-Presse
Published: 17 Dec 2011 13:04
WASHINGTON - The United States, facing a rising China but a tighter budget, expects to station several combat ships in Singapore and may step up deployments to the Philippines and Thailand, a naval officer said.
The United States has been increasingly vocal about defending freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, where tensions over territorial disputes between Beijing and Southeast Asian nations have been on the rise. Related Topics
In an academic article forecasting the shape of the U.S. Navy in 2025, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, wrote that "we will station several of our newest littoral combat ships" in Singapore
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Better fortify the Straits of Johore...
What a waste of resources. We should have pulled our military out of Asia and Europe decades ago.
The middle east is where the focus should be.
Just dont let them in our harbors.
Foolish to be there. Let China police their own waters.
Singapore is China’s waters?
Hussein gonna give more secrets to Muslims?
We should send Prince of Wales and Repulse...
ABC news of an entire house built with USA made material
Remember the Repulse and the Prince of Wales...
I was in Home Depot last week.
I think the only thing from America in the entire store, was some of the lumber.
We are giving away America’s skills and industry. It’s got to stop.
Industry = strength.
how about BUILD AMERICAN
exporting the manufacturing and assembly to another country has hollowed out our financial base (as a percentage of every purchase ends up overseas)
No but if they are using it as a base to patrol China’s watters...
Why make such an allegation without solid proof. The fact is, you are wrong
It was a generalization. I’ll say the same about Wal-Mart.
Same with Pep Boys.
Almost all power tools are now made in China.
Heck, most tools.
Seriously. If you don’t think so, you aren’t looking.
I'm sure they think so.
It was the brits Gibralter of the Orient.
It took many, many, hours for the brits to surrender it.
It will be to protect Singapore et al and to replace Subic Bay.
Singapore and Dubai are the two mot important cities for trade in the non China east
“The United States has been increasingly vocal about defending freedom of navigation in the South China Sea...”
At the same time we are shrinking our navy into insignificance.
Talk loudly and carry a little twig. Way to go, Obamination.
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