Thursday, September 6, 2012

Hillary Clinton: Wheels Down Brunei

From VOA:

Clinton’s Asia Tour Lands in Brunei

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-4)
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Brunei, becoming the first top U.S. diplomat to visit all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Clinton is on a six-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific that has largely focused on urging the ASEAN regional bloc to present a unified front in managing territorial disputes with China.
Brunei is a claimant in the strategic South China Sea, an energy rich area that has become a flashpoint for escalating maritime disputes this year between China and its neighbors. Brunei is slated to become chair of ASEAN next year.
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