The New York Times: Report Warns of Asia Arms Race if Trump Withdraws US Forces

November 15, 2016 — The New York Times features The Asia Foundation’s newly released Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia: The Future of the Rebalance report:

The U.S. approach to Asia faces a major overhaul when Donald Trump takes office, but what will take its place? A new report warns of a leadership vacuum and even a nuclear arms race if the U.S. withdraws from a region threatened by a provocative North Korea.

But authors of the Asia Foundation report provided to The Associated Press ahead of its publication Tuesday also say in some parts of the region there’s hope that a shift from President Barack Obama’s signature foreign policy could be for the good.

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