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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Abigail Valte
International sanctions could trigger a popular uprising in Iran similar to last year's revolution in Egypt that toppled President Hosni Mubarak, Israel's foreign minister said in statements published Sunday.
"As a matter of precautionary measures, we responded to their request to augment security," she said on government radio, adding that it had also "responded quickly" to improve security for the other missions.
Philippines deputy presidential spokeswoman Abigail Valte said the U.S. Embassy had asked Manila for additional security.