American Samoa rep says China is moving fast, US must keep up


American Samoa Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata met last week with Admiral John C. Aquilino, the new commander, Indo-Pacific Command, to discuss the state of the Pacific region. Photo courtesy of the American Samoa Delegate Office.

The Pacific islands region requires a strong U.S. presence given the looming suspicious activities that need to be thoroughly monitored, according to American Samoa Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata.