Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the US; under a Compact of Free Association between Palau and the US, the US military is granted access to the islands for 50 years, but it has not stationed any military forces there (2005)
Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous military information of significance not included elsewhere.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of April 17, 2006
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