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Keeping the Impending Deployment of American Marines to Australia in Proper Perspective

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On November 16, 2011 President Barack Obama announced that, beginning in 2012, the United States would deploy 250 Marines to bases in northern Australia – eventually growing to 2,500 Marines.  This announcement prompted strong reactions around the globe.

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This article was originally published in China US Focus.

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