June 19, 2020

Bolton's tell-all book highlights incoherence, instability of US President's China policy

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: The Straits Times

Journalist Charissa Yong

On the same day that United States President Donald Trump signed into law the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act, details emerged on Wednesday on how he had allegedly told Chinese President Xi Jinping to proceed with Uighur detention camps last year.

Such a disconnect between Mr Trump's words and his actions, as former national security adviser John Bolton has it in his tell-all book, is an incoherence characteristic of Mr Trump's foreign policy towards China.

Read the full article and more in The Straits Times.

Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Rasser served as...