A strategic flip to the region matches logically into our total international effort to safe and maintain America’s international leadership. The success of this flip requires sustaining and advancing a bipartisan consensus on the importance of the Asia-Pacific to our national pursuits; we search to construct upon a powerful custom of engagement by presidents and secretaries of state of each events throughout many decades. It additionally requires good execution of a coherent regional technique that accounts for the global implications of our selections. With Iraq and Afghanistan still in transition and serious financial challenges in our personal country, there are these on the American political scene who’re calling for us to not reposition, however to return residence. They seek a downsizing of our international engagement in favor of our pressing domestic priorities.
Asian Pacific Stocks
Commencing in July 2004, the Timor-Leste Police Development Program is a bilateral capacity building program of assistance to the Policia Nacional de Timor-Leste by way of an agreement between the Government of Timor-Leste and the Government of Australia. The goals of the TLPDP are to help the Government of Republica Democratica de Timor-Leste to build the foundations of an efficient and accountable police service. The program focuses on the supply of advice, training, infrastructure and enabling instruments. The TLPDP includes sworn AFP officers, unsworn AFP employees, civilian specialists and locally employed employees.