Wake Island

Wake Island (also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll in the western Pacific Ocean in the northeastern area of the Micronesia subregion, 1,501 miles (2,416 kilometers) east of Guam, 2,298 miles (3,698 kilometers) west of Honolulu, 1,991 miles (3,204 kilometers) southeast of Tokyo, and 898 miles (1,445 kilometers) north of Majuro. The island is an unorganized, unincorporated territory belonging to, but not a part of, the United States that is also claimed by the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Wake Island is one of the most isolated islands in the world and the nearest inhabited island is Utirik …



ADB: Asian Development Bank · 22 December 2022 English

This report shows how countries in the BIMSTEC subregion can work together to rebuild their pandemic-battered travel industries and create intraregional thematic tour packages to boost visitor numbers and support …

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CAPS: Centre for Air Power Studies · 29 August 2022 English

As a result, and because of the peaceful nature of the Okinawans, the Chinese emperors came to think of the Okinawans as “loyal subjects.” The early part of the 16th …

THIRD ISLAND CHAIN The third island chain arguably runs in an arc from Wake Islands to Midway, then on to the Hawaiian Islands

World Bank Group · 2 March 2022 English

the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, and Wake Island. Both sea and land are of central importance

ACUS: Atlantic Council of the United States · 29 November 2021 English

HEINRICHS Xi Jinping—general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), and president of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the indefinite future—has …

is launched from a THAAD battery located on Wake Island, on November 1, 2015. Photo by Ben Listerman

IAI: Istituto Affari Internazionali · 19 November 2021 English

fn the second half of the seventies, the volume of the exports of the CMEA countries to the OECD countries still rose in the average by an annual 6 percent, …

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IAI: Istituto Affari Internazionali · 4 November 2021

4) -The achievements of biological science and the potential warfare application of pathogenic agents. [...] "The Achievements of Biological Science and the Potential Warfare Application of Pathologic Agents", Academician Oganes …

years ago in the Pacific was now bubbling round Wake Island; there are still traces of arsenic which was

ITTA: International Tropical Timber Organization · 1 July 2021 English

For example, around 75% of the fluctuations affect global and tropical timber projected growth in IRW production in Latin America production, with economic shocks resulting in and the Caribbean to …

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PRRAC: Poverty & Race Research Action Council · 8 June 2021 English

The Government of the United States of America welcomes the opportunity to submit this report, which, along with the Common Core Document and Annex, responds to the Committee’s Request for …

Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Wake Island, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The

Chatham House · 23 March 2021 English

China’s economic, political and military expansion into the Indo-Pacific is meeting growing resistance from a range of countries including the US, India, Japan and Australia. The region is now a …

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CFR: Council on Foreign Relations · 20 February 2021 English

international position; the circumstances that led up to the crisis; whether the president believes in domino the- ories; the views of his principal advisors; the quality of analyses, staff work, …

favor World War II analogies could think of Wake Island. When the Japanese attacked in December 1941 after Pearl Harbor, the Marines and others on Wake Island fought hard. It was a doomed fight, but they

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