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; (former) Secretary of Defense James Mattis; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.

Methodology

Pinned Posts

Secretary Ross's Remarks on U.S.-China Trade Deal

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China

All Posts

Secretary Mattis' Meeting with Australian Minister Payne

"On September 20, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis hosted Australian Minister of Defense Marise Payne for a bilateral meeting to discuss our robust defense relationship and the regional security challenges we continue to face. [...]The …

Remarks by the Vice President to the UN Security Council

"At this very moment in Southeast Asia, we see heartbreak and assaults on human rights and innocent civilians that's ultimately endangering the sovereignty and security of the entire region. In recent weeks, the people of …

President Trump's UN General Assembly Speech