The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations

This resource will track statements, developments, visits, and other interactions in US-Asia 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 James Mattis; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.


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Secretary Pompeo's Remarks Regarding India-Pakistan Tensions

"Following Indian counter-terrorism actions on February 26, I spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs Swaraj to emphasize our close security partnership and shared goal of maintaining peace and security in the region. I also …

Secretary Mattis's Meeting with Indian Defense Minister Nirmalan Sitharaman

Vice President Pence's Remarks at the 2018 APEC CEO Summit

"Thank you, Scott. And thank you all for that warm welcome. Prime Minister O’Neill, Chairman Taureka, representatives from across the region, leaders of the business community, and to all our distinguished guests, it’s my honor …

On the Occasion of Diwali

"On behalf of the Department of State, I would like to wish all those celebrating Diwali a joyous and prosperous holiday. Also known as the “Festival of Lights,” this special occasion celebrates the triumph of light …

Defense Secretary Mattis's Remarks on Alliances and Partnerships - Indo Pacific

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on India and North Korea

North Korea"So as I’ve said consistently as we’ve been continuing to work with the North Koreans to deliver on the world’s demands, the UN Security Council resolutions, which demand a number of things from North …

Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Ross's Remarks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum

President Trump - Harley-Davidson and India

Press Conference by President Trump After G7 Summit

"And it’s very unfair to our farmers. Our farmers are, essentially — whether it’s through a barrier, non-monetary barrier, or whether it’s through very high tariffs that make it impossible — and this is all …

Secretary Mattis' Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi

"On June 2, Secretary Mattis met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ 17th Asia Security Summit, also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, in Singapore. The …

Secretary Mattis Testimony at Defense Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request - India