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February 4, 1997 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a disclosure that could raise concern among Pacific allies, a top Defense Department official said Monday that the Pentagon is considering scaling back the 100,000-troop deployment in Asia that has been a symbol of American commitment to the region. Adm. Joseph A. Prueher, commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, said Defense Secretary William S. Cohen has made it clear that the size of the deployment is "on the table" in the wholesale review of American military forces now underway.
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February 4, 1997 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a disclosure that could raise concern among Pacific allies, a top Defense Department official said Monday that the Pentagon is considering scaling back the 100,000-troop deployment in Asia that has been a symbol of American commitment to the region. Adm. Joseph A. Prueher, commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, said Defense Secretary William S. Cohen has made it clear that the size of the deployment is "on the table" in the wholesale review of American military forces now underway.
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February 25, 1990 | JOHN M. BRODER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Negotiations with the Philippines over continued U.S. use of six military bases there will be "very difficult" because of growing anti-American sentiment, Defense Secretary Dick Cheney predicted Saturday. Returning to Washington from a two-week tour of Asian capitals, Cheney said that officials of the beleaguered government of President Corazon Aquino are reluctant to express support for the American bases because of the harsh domestic fallout from such a position.
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February 25, 1990 | JOHN M. BRODER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Negotiations with the Philippines over continued U.S. use of six military bases there will be "very difficult" because of growing anti-American sentiment, Defense Secretary Dick Cheney predicted Saturday. Returning to Washington from a two-week tour of Asian capitals, Cheney said that officials of the beleaguered government of President Corazon Aquino are reluctant to express support for the American bases because of the harsh domestic fallout from such a position.
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