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Carter to Promote Trade, Defense Ties in East Asia

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has arrived in Tokyo as part of a weeklong trip to the Asia-Pacific.   During the visit, Carter aims to support allies Japan and Korea while reiterating the U.S. commitment to the so-called Asia-Pacific rebalance, which involves shifting more political and military weight to a fast-growing region.   Carter's trip, which includes stops in Tokyo, Seoul and a visit to U.S. Pacific Command headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, comes as the...

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