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Renaming the US Pacific Command: Why Indo-Pacific?

In a pivotal move projecting a new set of national interests, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, barely a day before the Shangri La Dialogue began, announced that the US Pacific Command will now be called the US Indo-Pacific Command.  The name change, seen by observers as a tactical move against Chinese military and economic hegemony […]