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APDForum.com is the online version of Asia Pacific Defense Forum magazine and is sponsored by the US Pacific Command (USPACOM).

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Asia-Pacific Defense Forum is a professional military magazine published quarterly by the Commander of the United States Pacific Command to provide an international forum for military personnel of the Asian and Pacific areas. The opinions expressed in this magazine do not necessarily represent the policies or points of view of this command or any other agency of the United States government. All articles are written by APD Forum staff unless otherwise noted.

The site features articles from the APD Forum magazine staff as well as news from across the region and analysis, interviews and commentary by paid APDForum.com correspondents and contributors.

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