Deutsche Welle: Asia bids farewell to Barack Obama

Deutsche Welle cites Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia: the Future of the Rebalance in a piece looking back on President Barack Obama’s legacy in Asia:

The Pivot to Asia was one of the main focuses of Obama’s foreign policies. With the election of Donald Trump, the US approach to Asia is expected to undergo a major change. A report released by The Asia Foundation warned that a leadership vacuum and even a nuclear arms race could start if the US withdraws forces from the region. It could also trigger massive destabilization of the regional order.

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