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Trump Faces Early Foreign Policy Test With Abe Meeting

Michael Fuchs discusses President-elect Donald Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, since the U.S. presidential election.

President-elect Donald Trump did not spend a lot of time outlining his thoughts on U.S. policy in Asia during the presidential campaign. To the extent that he has addressed U.S. policy towards Asia over the last 18 months, it has been focused on criticizing U.S. allies, an incoherent China policy, and revealing a casual disregard for the consequences of the proliferation of nuclear weapons in Asia. None of this is comforting.

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Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow