Posts Tagged: pacific pivot
Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration's belligerent and erratic foreign policy.
The U.S. has taken aim at China and Russia for at least the last four administrations. Now, higher ups on all sides are warning of heightened tensions and war.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working?
Obama failed to execute an economic and military pivot to Asia. Will Trump pick up the fumble and run with it?
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
Shinzo Abe's on a road trip to define Japan's new identity in an era of Trump and Duterte.
Instead of creeping repression, the new Philippine president began his reign with a blitzkrieg of extra-judicial killings, stupefying the country and blazing a new trail for fascism.
As Donald Trump ascends to the White House, he's wading into the most dangerous conflict on the globe.
Though better known for his brutal war on drugs at home, the Philippine leader's volatile, one-man diplomacy could up-end 70 years of U.S. dominance in East Asia.