But unless Japan makes more sensitive treatment of its history a cornerstone of its effort to change its military posture
, the past could well become an impediment to a more secure future.
WASHINGTON, April 8 (KUNA) - A senior Pentagon official told Congressmen Tuesday that the US may look to change its military posture
in Europe if Russia does not take steps to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
The announcement followed other steps taken by the Pentagon to bolster its military posture
in Japan, including an October decision to position a second X-band missile defense radar there.
His comments echoed those made by US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel, who said it remains to be seen whether Tehran is serious about keeping its nuclear development peaceful, and that the US has no plans to change its military posture
in the region over the next several months.
military action, we will maintain our military posture
in the region to keep the pressure on the Assad regime.
strategy of reviewing its military posture
in the Asia-Pacific region.
But now they have realised the importance of the appointment and it is no surprise that in the briefings to the Naresh Chandra Committee, they strongly supported the creation of CDSlike figure because they accept that if India has to have a credible military posture
in the coming decades, it needs such a figure.
But White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday: "I would note that despite the harsh rhetoric we are hearing from Pyongyang, we are not seeing changes to the North Korean military posture
, such as large-scale mobilisations and positioning of forces.
Despite the harsh rhetoric we're hearing from Pyongyang, we are not seeing changes to the North Korean military posture
, such as large-scale mobilisations and positioning of forces," White House spokesman Jay Carney said.
Reports from the region revealed the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently increased its military posture
in response to the heightened tensions.
Such instability was inevitable because Pakistan believed that its nuclear deterrence would keep India from elevating the Kashmir incursions to an all-out military conflict, allowing Pakistan to assume a more aggressive military posture
The Treaty strengthens our military posture
and offers additional protections to our armed forces overseas.
The watershed events of 1989 to 1991--namely, the dismantling of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union--represented not only tectonic shifts in the geostrategic environment, but also a major realignment in our Nation's strategic military posture
It is, however, quite conservative in most of its thinking, making the simplistic assumption that a 'United Kingdom of Southern Britain & Northern Ireland' will both want and be able to maintain exactly the same military posture
as the existing state.
In particular, this excellent study entitled The PLA at Home and Abroad, which fits into a flow of unclassified books, monographs, and papers on China's military posture
from the Army's Strategic Studies Institute, does much to dispel any mystery that might surround the People's Liberation Army (PLA).