The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations

This resource will track statements, developments, visits, and other interactions in US-Indo-Pacific relations under the President Trump administration. Special focus will be given to the comments and activities of President Donald J. Trump; Vice President Mike Pence; United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer; Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.; and (former) Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

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Vice President Pence Meets with Farmers in Des Moines, Iowa - China

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Secretary Ross Confirmation Hearing Remarks – Taiwan

Secretary Ross Confirmation Hearing Remarks – US Investment in China

Secretary Mattis' Confirmation Hearing Remarks - US Presence in the Indo-Pacific

Secretary Mattis' Confirmation Hearing Remarks - China and the South China Sea

Secretary Mattis

[Then CIA Director] Pompeo's Remarks During Confirmation Hearing - China and North Korea

Secretary Mattis' Confirmation Hearing Remarks - ISIS in Southeast Asia

President-elect Trump's Meeting with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Founder Jack Ma