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American isolationism? Pacific U.S. military outpost eyes shifting strategic seas

Mar 25, 2018 - 11:49 AM

After decades of relative calm across the Pacific region, Wake Island is taking on renewed strategic importance for the United States

US BASE. This file image obtained from the US Navy shows the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (left) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer during a surface maneuvers exercise east of the Korean peninsula. Photo by Ryan Harper / US NAVY / AFP