Photo Gallery: China's Growing Power at Sea 09/14/2012
  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with Chinese Foreign Minister...
AFP

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi: Clinton recently travelled to several countries in the region that are worried about China's growing assertiveness at sea. One of the main reasons for Clinton's trip was to remind US allies in the region that America is the hegemonic force in the West Pacific -- and intends to remain so.