U.S. military base was converted to the peninsula Guam own main outpost in the western Pacific Ocean. There is built dock capable of accommodating aircraft carriers, a system of missile defense expanding airport. The costs amount to 8,000,000,000. Never before has the U.S. since the second world war Washington did not invest such funds in the construction of military facilities in the region. Immediately Pentagon has invested $ 126 million in the renovation of the military infrastructure on the atoll of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, owned by Britain. The peninsula will be repaired submarines, equipped by an arsenal of 154 cruise missiles. Firepower such submarines equal power avanosnoy functional group, said the British Daily Telegraph.
All of this must be kept in check in China, quickly strengthening its naval forces. According to the Pentagon, Beijing has strengthened in the last decade, their CPA, namely acquiring submarines and destroyers from Russia. His first goal is to prevent American intervention in a conflict that could erupt over Taiwan. Another task of Chinese sailors — to ensure security of supply of oil from the Near East. As a possible opponent, China makes chain bases. It includes ports of Hambantota in Sri Lanka and Gwadar in Pakistan.
In light of the growing confrontation with China, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama will toughen its policy, reports New York Times. Before that she assiduously courting him, now defected to attempts to cobble together a coalition of neighbors and trading partners of China. We are talking about the development of anti-Chinese joint front on sensitive dilemmas, as the yuan and the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
U.S. seeks to breathe life into the latest cool war era alliances with Japan and South Korea, and to raise its influence in other Asian countries. This week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Vietnam, and in November, Obama will visit the land of the rising sun, Indonesia, India and South Korea.
But the South American diplomatic maneuvers are not always achieve the desired result. For example, at a meeting of money G20, held this past weekend in South Korea, Washington failed to reach a decision that would lead to an increase in the RMB exchange rate. But Germany, Italy and Our homeland is not supported by the South American proposal. Minister of Finance U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tried to agree with the Chinese financiers directly. But his critical trip to China, according to media reports, has not brought the harsh fruit.
In an interview with "NWO" chief researcher at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Jacob Berger noted that the pioneer of Sino-US confrontation are the United States. "The geopolitical position of China increase, it tends to be the number one nation. U.S. does not want to lose their own value and therefore expand its military presence in South East Asia. While the confrontation is not acquired disposition of money or trade war, much less military action. The contradictions that are aggravated, as at present, the other day crotch election to the U.S. Congress, then subside. In January, is expected to visit President Hu Jintao Washington. Maybe the parties will soften the differences. "