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In Asia, Mr Trump is met by doubt

Leaders in the region worry that Trump's inflammatory statements and impulsiveness could lead to war with North Korea

NYT 

As President Trump undertakes his first official trip to Asia, American leadership and credibility are in doubt. Leaders in the region worry that his inflammatory statements and impulsiveness could lead to war with North Korea. And there is a serious debate in many Asian countries about whether the future lies in closer partnerships with China, the ascendant power, or with the United States. With so much on the line, one would hope that Mr. Trump has prepared carefully for the challenge. Given what we’ve seen from him, there is good reason to question whether he has. The ...

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First Published: Mon, November 06 2017. 10:18 IST
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