Trump Keeps Spoiling US Asia Policy

Xi Jinping and Donald Trump

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Hunter Marston

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Journal article

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East Asia Forum

Hunter Marston, ‘Trump Keeps Spoiling US Asia Policy’, East Asia Forum, 15 January 2020.

Recent brinkmanship between the United States and Iran is the latest signal of Washington’s distraction from great power competition with China. The crisis in the Middle East and impeachment proceedings in Washington have distracted the Trump administration from its stated emphasis on the Indo-Pacific as its priority theatre.

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