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American trade policy could compound these troubles, and companies predict even worse conditions in three months. U.S. tariffs may create a glut of Chinese steel, for example, denting prices in Japan and elsewhere in Asia, according to a trade source. Similar concerns sent Chinese rebar futures ...

And the $3 billion in U.S. products that Beijing targeted Monday amount to barely 2 percent of American goods exported to China. ... "It seems to be pretty measured and proportional," agreed Wendy Cutler, a former U.S. trade official who is now vice president at the Asia Society Policy Institute. "They ... war
America's continued presence in the waters of Southeast Asia is predicated, in part, on Washington's insistence that they are needed, and wanted, ... Maritime policy analysts Mark Valencia writes in The Jakarta Post that the answer depends on which Asean members you ask, and what the US Navy is up ... Navy South China Sea
Hunter Marston is a senior research assistant at the Brookings Institution, where he works in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and for The India ... The United States under George W. Bush renewed attention to Central Asia given its strategic importance to the global war on terror, but declining ... China Beijing

U.S. Sen. Warren says chaos in the Trump administration is harming its ability to formulate coherent policy toward North Korea's nuclear program and ... "We told ourselves a happy-faced story that never fit with the facts, and now ... the United States cannot avoid facing a very different reality with ... Asia
Our engagement in Asia is essential to US security and economic interests, but today the region faces significant threats. On the Korean Peninsula, a nuclear-armed North Korea threatens the security of the United States, our allies, the region, and the world. I agree with our senior military officials that ...
These are not isolated cases but stories of hundreds, if not thousands, of Indians, feeling the heat of US President Donald Trump's protectionist policies stemming from "buy American, hire American" outlook. IT workforce in India, world's largest outsourcing hub for the software industry, chiefly relies on the ...
Singapore was a notable outlier—exports actually do better when its currency firms up. For a region that's heavily dependent on exports, the relationship to currency performance explains why Asia's policy makers stepped up action last year as the U.S. dollar weakened. With global trade risks rising this ...
The fact that even Chinese President Xi Jinping finds Kim Jong Un too distasteful to meet should tell us something. It fits North ... Now an American president has been delivered. ... He served as the senior National Security Council official on Asia policy during the George W. Bush administration. Follow him ...
WASHINGTON: In his first year in office, President Donald Trump broke sharply with many longstanding traditions in US foreign policy. Surprisingly, the attention the administration is paying to Southeast Asia has been one area of relative continuity. Before the Obama administration, US governments failed ...
In his first year in office, President Donald Trump broke sharply with many long-standing traditions in US foreign policy. Surprisingly, the attention the administration is paying to Southeast Asia has been one area of relative continuity. Before the Obama administration, US governments failed in key moments ...
Subbaraman thinks continued saber-rattling will get policy makers to rethink international economic policies. They're more likely to take firmer control of their destiny by promoting domestic demand and cooperating in regional free trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (even without the U.S.) ...
On the other hand, and more importantly, the Rebalance in many respects upheld long-standing U.S. policy toward China and Asia in ways FOIP ... China seeks to displace the United States in the Indo-Pacific region, expand the reaches of its state-driven economic model, and reorder the region in its favor.
The United States has “gone from being a leader to actually being the No. 1 antagonist and No. 1 source of fear” on trade, said Jeffrey Wilson, the head of research at Perth U.S.-Asia Center at the University of Western Australia. “If you're a trade policy maker in Asia, your No. 1 fear is that Trump is going to ...
Trade is measured as percentage point difference between total export-import value (as percent of GDP) with China and with the U.S. Data from the World Bank, Ministry of Finance of Bhutan, ... Countries that purchase American weapons bind their militaries and their foreign policies to the United States.

Some observers once feared that the U.S. might withdraw from the region. This does not appear to be the case. Many Asian leaders want the United States to maintain its robust, sustained, and balanced presence in Asia, but with policies that are clear, not contradictory. While the U.S. remains an ...
More than a year after withdrawing from a big Asia-Pacific trade pact, the Trump administration keeps talking about rejoining it on its own terms. But the Asia-Pacific countries that were eager a year ago to hold the door open for the United States are now busy building their own trading order -- ...
MUNICH — Globalisation is still important for Asia and will proceed despite the backlash against it, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Sunday (Feb 18). ... The Monroe Doctrine is a US foreign policy principle articulated in 1823 under which the US would not allow European powers to colonise the ...
President Hassan Rouhani's visit to India once again highlights Narendra Modi government's stepped up engagement with West Asia. The two ... The major difference now is that while India welcomes US presence in Afghanistan, Iran is against American troops continuing to remain in that country.
If the U.S. goes ahead and restricts imports on national security grounds, other countries would surely retaliate. China has already threatened to do just that. China's Ministry of Commerce on Saturday called the U.S. investigation into steel and aluminum imports baseless. It issued a statement saying China ...
U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. ... Instead, it is an increasingly authoritarian, economically and militarily powerful country bent on pushing the United States out of Asia and shaping international norms ...
... East Asia Policy Studies and the U.S.-Japan Research Institute will host a panel of experts to assess the drivers and outcomes of Trump's trade policy in Asia over the first year of his administration. They will discuss how Japan and the United States can deepen trade and investment ties despite the American withdrawal ...
Plain-spoken and well-known in the international community for his remarks on US policy in the Asia Pacific, Harris has often provoked a vitriolic reaction from ... The admiral's harsh rhetoric comes at a time when Australia finds itself caught between its longtime ally the United States and its major economic ...
Though there certainly is an uptick in the level of American participation this year which reveals the defense priorities of the Trump administration, this also masks ... of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Trump himself (See: “What Does Mattis' ASEAN Trip Say About Trump's Asia Policy?
No military assets have been withdrawn, no embassies closed, but the lack of interest expressed by a US administration focused on "America First" has deeply shaken its status in the region. "Nowadays when we attend international conferences (around Asia), nobody really talks about the United States ...
Free trade and liberal democracy, in both Asia and Europe, have been what the United States has been substantially about: the two go hand-in-hand. There is no problem with seeking better trade deals, but to spiritually question the logic of free trade undermines American powerdom. Protectionism ...
Though this is just the latest of a series of trips that Mattis has taken to the Asia-Pacific, this particular voyage is notable not just for the range of defense issues that are expected to be addressed with his counterparts, but also the lingering questions for U.S. President Donald Trump's defense policy in Asia ...
Trump Trip to Asia Mostly a Welcome Shift in U.S. Foreign Policy ... sought to contain China's rise by expanding American influence in the region. ... China to take a more confrontational stance vis a vis the United States—an ...
President Donald Trump's landmark Asia trip, which concluded on Tuesday, ... to be at the core of its Asia policy, it must help New Delhi on issues crucial ... in the military calculations of U.S. strategy in the Pacific," Manoj Joshi, ...
President Trump said goodbye to Asia on Tuesday after visiting five ... Trump spent 12 days in Asia — the longest overseas trip by an American leader in 25 years. ... favor from the U.S. president, who has a showman's eye for spectacle. ... counterparts to buy more military hardware from the United States.
Hong Kong (CNN) US President Donald Trump flies home Tuesday after an Asia trip that went off ... The President's time in Asia reinforced an image of a leader more ... doubts in the region about Trump's actual policies and commitment, .... there are many, for taking advantage of the United States on trade.
From Tokyo to Seoul to Beijing, the American president has been feted ... “America First” policy means the United States will become less and ...
The field of international relations is a bountiful source of jargon. There's “operationalize,” “engagement,” “Thucydides trap,” and so on.
Given the challenges and possibilities for the U.S. in Asia, that is an ... Beyond foreign policy, Trump's Asian tour should also advance some ...
The US's ability to enunciate and pursue a coherent Asia strategy ... at a dialogue session at the Council on Foreign Relations in the United States. ... fellow at the Brookings Institution's Centre for East Asia Policy Studies.
US strategic policy in Southeast Asia pays startlingly little attention to ... The United States must realise that regional economic security is in its ...
A defining element of US policy will be missing in Trump's Asia tour ... George W. Bush and Bill Clinton saw the promotion of democracy as ... "Trump must make clear on his trip that the United States will prioritize democracy, rule of law, and human rights in Asia," the Centre of American Progress continued.
As Asian governments await the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, who ... strength in the United States, but also worrisome indications of American drift .... official on Asia policy during the George W. Bush administration.
And though Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and even Barack Obama have all ... the United States has made on multilateralism in its Asia policy over the ... For decades, Southeast Asian officials had to live with episodic U.S. ...
“We are not going to let the United States be taken advantage of ... blamed weak American leadership for trade imbalances that he said had ...
"The question on everyone's mind is, what is it the United States is ... "Without the TPP, there is no narrative of American economic partnership with Asia," said ... "U.S. Asia policy under Trump hasn't been nearly as bad as you ...
President Donald Trump embarks on a five-country tour of Asia this week with ... relations and other issues important to the region and the United States. ... views of the U.S., most disapprove of several of Trump's signature policies, ... and Central American immigrants face decision on their status in the U.S..
... had the goal to have a million Chinese speakers in American schools. ... Hedging is about South East Asia, not just holding onto the US's coat tails." ... with a reduced United States commitment – is catastrophically inadequate," he said. ... a major foreign policy push by China to create multiple rail and sea ...
US President Donald Trump talks with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ... sidelines of the Asean summit in Manila that the American leader will attend. ... unveiled his South Asia policy urging India to play a larger role in Afghanistan. ... to the alliances and partnerships of the United States in the region.
India's overtures to the US and Japan demonstrate its post-Doklam ambitions ... Trump's South Asia policy and charts a vision for US-India cooperation in ... that the United States views India as a valued and influential partner, with ... Its manifesto, the “US-India Joint Strategic Vision for the Asia-Pacific and ...
Asif, who is critical of the army's interference in politics, also told US media that .... Has Trump's Afghanistan policy destabilized South Asia even more? ... joined the United States and its allies in a war against terror in 2001.
Pakistan has opposed Trump's Afghan and South Asia policy, saying it ... Mattis said that the United States would “watch” Islamabad's choices.
In fact, China has been methodically overtaking the United States for two decades. A dogmatic U.S. response to the region's financial crisis in ...


 

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