BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – The United States has proposed building a partnership with its Pacific and Indian allies as one of the strategies to confront China amid escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing.

The White House and the U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday that the report, “The United States’ Strategic Approach to China” prepared by the department, was submitted to the U.S. Congress under the National Defense Approval Act.

Washington has described several times in the report that Beijing practices harmful behavior, referring to what it considers to be Chinese economic and security threats.

The report suggested that the United States strengthen its partnership with institutions, allies, and partners to overcome China’s challenges, and make China stop or reduce measures harmful to the national interests of the United States, its allies, and its partners.

Regarding diplomatic relations, the report pointed out that Washington seeks to build a cooperative partnership with its allies, partners and international organizations, and to develop positive alternative ways to support the common principles of a free and open system.

According to the report, the United States is working to coordinate visions and methods for these countries such as strategies related to the Indian and Pacific ocean regions by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea and Taiwan.

The report also said that China is using its economic clout to extract political concessions from other countries such as South Korea, Australia, Canada and Japan, referring to what it describes as Beijing’s attempts to interfere in these countries’ political and commercial operations.

ALSO READ  Iran seeks to break through US blockade to deliver fuel to Venezuela


Source: Yonhap

Share this article:
  • 1

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

Notify of
Rate Article
What do you think of the article?
Most Voted
Newest Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Zafar Abbas
Zafar Abbas
2020-05-22 17:19

Everybody can’t wait to die for USA intetest.

Garnet Troy Rossi
Garnet Troy Rossi
2020-05-23 22:01

Go China Go! We the WORLD are behind you. China should lead this Planet. Enough is enough. Nuclear CARPET-BOMBING of Pigshit (Pigland / MariKKKa and the Brishit) Devilish Duo is coming.