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US position on Diaoyu Islands very dangerous (2)

(Xinhua)

08:27, September 04, 2012

People also have reasons to believe that the US position on the Diaoyu Islands and its strong intervention is also a manifestation of its Pivot to Asia policy.

It's not long after US President Barack Obama came into office, did he begin to convey its strategic intentions of Pivot to Asia to the world. And many analysts believe the key in implementing the Obama administration's Pivot to Asia policy is to unite allies in the Asia-Pacific region to curb the rise of China.

As a latest signal of the US policy, State Secretary Hillary Clinton participated in the 43rd Pacific Islands Forum on August 31, making it the highest ranking US government delegation to attend the meeting in 41 years. It showed the core of the diplomatic policy of the Obama administration's Pivot to Asia policy.

In fact, after the Obama administration announced the policy, it had already engaged in a series of activities, such as intervening into other countries' issues overtly or secretly, sowing discord among Asia-Pacific countries, flaring up regional tension, and even toughening the settlement of disputes by holding a joint military drill and enhancing front-line military deployment.

It intended to rebuild order according to its own wills after disturbing the Asia-Pacific situation so as to curb the rise of China to prevent it from challenging the US status.

The US move to implement the Pivot to Asia policy, however, is even not extensively acclaimed by its domestic media.

An opinion piece carried by the Wall Street Journal pointed out that "So far, the first and perhaps biggest problem with the idea of the pivot... is that it remains largely rhetorical, vague and aspirational."

The supposed strategic shift "won't solve Asia's problems and may even add to the region's uncertainty by over-promising and under-delivering," according to the article.

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