The USS Carl Vinson makes a Vietnamese port visit || Does Asia really hate Japan? || What would have to happen prior to US, South Korea, China & North Korea diplomatic negotiations? — Grant Newsham
Monday, June 12 2017 — Hour 2
Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret), and our Pacific Rim Security expert joined us to interpret the latest events from the Korean Peninsula, (1) South Korea pausing the THAAD battery deployment, (2) North Korea’s surface-to-ship missile demonstration and (3) American diplomats singing China’s praises for pressuring North Korea with no apparent evidence of progress.
We also discuss the ongoing siege on Mindanao between the Philippine Army partnered with US Special Forces and Islamic Fundamentalists which is the latest chapter in the a decades old conflict.
A GREAT translator of things in the Western Pacific.