A US Senate panel has asked the Pentagon to increase maritime security in Bangladesh, a move seen as a counter move to Chinese influence in the region
Lalit K Jha
A powerful Senate panel has asked Pentagon to expand its maritime security initiative to three additional countries, including Bangladesh. The two other countries are Sri Lanka and Myanmar.
Such a move by the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee is seen as part of the American move to counter the increasing Chinese influence in the Asia Pacific region.
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