November 21, 2019

Donald Trump is threatening South Korea, but US military commitments to long-time allies are considered safe

Featuring Kristine Lee

Source: South China Morning Post

Journalist Lee Jeong-ho

Washington’s military commitments in Asia and Europe are here to stay despite the Trump administration’s unorthodox foreign policy, which is causing friction with traditional US allies and led to a breakdown in talks with South Korea this week, American analysts say.

Observers point out that the regions sit at the core of American security interests in curbing the growing influence of strategic rivals China and Russia.

Read the full story and more in South China Morning Post.

Authors

  • Kristine Lee

    Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Kristine Lee is an Associate Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she focuses on U.S. alliances and partnershi...