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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Secretary Pompeo's Remarks at University of Kentucky's McConnell Center - China and Myanmar

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on Europe and China with Respect to 5G

"EU communications ministers will gather in Brussels on Tuesday[1] to discuss how to safeguard emerging fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks. Their decisions could have lasting impacts on European countries’ ability to protect their people’s privacy, and …

Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to President Bounnhang Vorachit and the people of Laos as you commemorate your National Day on December 2. This has been another …

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President Trump's Interview with Forbes - North Korea

[Responding to a question about current policy towards North Korea and whether he had undermined Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's attempts at diplomacy] "There's not that much room left. There's not that much room left. …