June 04, 2017

US defense leaders offer Asia reassurances in age of Trump

Featuring Patrick M. Cronin

Source: The Hill

Journalist Ellen Mitchell

Defense Secretary James Mattis and numerous other U.S. lawmakers addressed allies concerned about U.S. policy in the South China Sea region this week. 
In Singapore, Mattis vouched for the U.S. commitment to Asia-Pacific nations as the region struggles to address the growing threat of North Korea’s advancing missile program and China’s militarization. A bipartisan congressional delegation headed to Japan. And Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) spoke to allies in Australia.

Read the full piece on The Hill.


  • Patrick M. Cronin

    Former Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a former Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the ...