Singapore Says Fighter Jet Unit on Guam Is Sign of ‘Trajectory’
(Bloomberg) -- Singapore’s agreement to establish a fighter jet training detachment on Guam “sets the trajectory” in which the city-state sees itself in partnership with the U.S, its defense chief said.
Most leaders and people in Asia would say they want America’s presence to be continued, Ng said Saturday at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California. “They don’t want to choose between great power rivalry between the U.S. and China, but they also both want to be involved, including other powers.”
Ng said U.S. domestic politics, which he described as “not business as usual” and “hard not to notice,” are causing an adjustment in policy, without elaborating.
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