The U.S. Army and the Asia Pacific

Among the U.S. Armed Forces, the Asia-Pacific Region is largely acknowledged to be a maritime theater of war, so the focus tends to be on maritime strategy and commanders-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Command (PACCOM) tend to be naval officers.

What makes this volume interesting is the perspective it casts on the region from a security standpoint. The Army is understandably skittish about getting “fully involved” in a war on the Asian landmass, but it maintains a presence in the region that is as interesting as it is low-key. Addressing the near-term challenges of “the Long War” while keeping a wary eye toward China, the Army is rethinking its role in a multipolar world. A pdf book.

UPDATE: And here is the link to the publication.

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