World Politics Review: In Asia, Many See Opportunities—and Some Risks—in Trump’s Foreign Policy

March 7, 2017 — World Politics Review features The Asia Foundation’s Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia report in a piece written by Chair of American Task Force, Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia and Trustee Emeritus of the Foundation Ellen Laipson:

Back in November, I wrote about participating in panels around the U.S. along with three distinguished Asian thinkers from India, Thailand and Korea. Those panels, like last week’s trip, were part of the launch of the quadrennial Asia Foundation report, Asian Views of America’s Role in Asia. Last week, in conversations with large audiences in Delhi, Singapore and Bangkok, I was able to observe how views on the new American administration are evolving. In general, the emphasis is more on opportunity than danger or risk to major Asian concerns.

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