Sens. Hear Case For $7.5B Bill To Counter China's Influence

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 4:38 PM EDT) -- U.S. policy in the Indo-Pacific region must counter the rise of China and support American interests through defense alliances, increased military spending and the promotion of the rule of law, a Senate subcommittee heard Tuesday at a hearing for legislation that would spend $7.5 billion over five years to support the mission.

Members of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy were discussing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, which is intended to ensure the U.S. commits to the Indo-Pacific region,...
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