Defense Secretary James Mattis urged China to follow up words with action on North Korea, warns at Shangri-La Dialogue security forum that Beijing’s buildup of artificial islands in South China Sea affront to international law
Questions about the U.S. commitment to the Asian region will be a key focus as Secretary of Defense James Mattis attends the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore this weekend. In recent years, the annual meeting has been an opportunity for countries in the region to voice frustrations and concern about China. This year, analysts say, Washington may be getting most of the attention. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Singapore.