Assessing the President’s Travel to Asia

A look back at the president’s trip and the implications for the geopolitics of the region.

Ambassador Robert Gallucci
Chairman, US-Korea Institute

Yun Sun

Senior Associate, East Asia Program, Stimson Center

Jenny Town
Managing Editor, 38 North and Assistant Director of the US-Korea Institute

As US-DPRK relations remain on tense footing on the peninsula, President Trump’s trip to Asia was meant to reassure allies and strengthen the security relationship between Japan, South Korea and the United States. What did he accomplish? Did he reassure allies or exacerbate existing problems on the peninsula? Join Ambassador Robert Gallucci for a conversation on the president’s recent trip to Asia and the implications for US policy going forward. Lunch and light refreshments will be served.

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