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US Defense Secretary James Mattis Tones Down Rhetoric on South China Sea Dispute; By Carlyle A. Thayer

CAS article no. 0016/2017 We request your assessment of the recent the visit by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis to South Korea and Japan. Q1. What are the implications for the South China Sea dispute? Secretary Mattis is quoted as saying there is no need for military moves. What message is the Trump Administration sending to the region? ANSWER: Secretary of Defense James Mattis’s visit to South Korea and… Read Article →