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US pivot to Asia running out of steam: analysts

’SUPERPOWER’:A US senior director of East Asian Affairs said there was still strong demand from the Asia-Pacific region for enhanced US engagement

By William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in WASHINGTON

Earlier this summer, Mazza wrote in another AEI paper that although Taiwan’s potential role in the US pivot toward Asia had been largely ignored, the nation was uniquely poised to be an important partner in the security component of the pivot.

“The US should help Taiwan shore up its air and sea defenses so that it can assist in deterring potential Chinese aggression, thus contributing to stability in the region,” he said.

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