The U.S. Marine Corps: Now An Access-Denial Force to Fight China?

This week Yomiuri Shimbun reported that the U.S. Marine Corps intends to found a Marine Littoral Regiment capable of island-hopping along Japan’s Ryukyus chain, which arcs from the southernmost home island of Kyushu, through Okinawa at the chain’s midpoint, almost to within sight of northern Taiwan. Small sensor- and missile-equipped detachments will comprise the new … Continue reading The U.S. Marine Corps: Now An Access-Denial Force to Fight China?