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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Thailand National Day

"On behalf of the government of the United States of America, I offer my warm wishes to the people of Thailand as you celebrate your National Day on December 5. For more than 200 years, the …

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 …

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

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Secretary Ross's Remarks on Trade Negotiations with China US-China trade deal has 'very high probability' of happening: Wilbur Ross

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks at Rice University - China

"AMBASSADOR TICHENOR: Thank you. Very well said. In recent weeks, you have also spoken about how the United States has a long, cherished tradition of friendship with the Chinese people, and that’s still so today. …