Should the U.S. Reduce Its Pacific Forces?


The lessening of tensions with the Soviet Union has led many in Congress and elsewhere to suggest that the United States cut its troop strength in the Pacific as well as in Europe. But the Soviet navy is not the only threat to peace in the Pacific, and some strategists worry that reducing the U.S. military presence could actually increase the likelihood of conflict in the region.

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