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The US “Pivot to Asia” is a Pivot to War

The US Peace Council condemns the recent US naval provocation in the waters off South East Asia. The US public and – even more so, the US antiwar movement – need to understand the larger context of this particular provocation. On October 27, 2015, the USS Lassen, a guided-missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of one of Beijing's man-made islands in the contested Spratly archipelago. This is the first time since 2012 that the US has directly challenged China's claims of the

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