The U.S. Military’s New Strategy to Counter China in the Pacific
By The Wall Street Journal
10 May 2023
The U.S. is trying to counter China’s militarization of the Pacific by strengthening alliances and negotiating access to new military bases near Taiwan and the South China Sea. Closer ties with Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has helped the U.S. establish more major bases in the area.
WSJ’s Shelby Holliday traveled to the Philippines to see how the strategy is playing out on the ground.