US President Donald Trump reacts during the swearing in ceremony for new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (second right) accompanied by his wife Renda St. Clair (right) and Vice President Mike Pence at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Photo: Reuters

On South China Sea, Trump is playing with fire

The new US president and his team are needlessly raising tensions over matters where American interests are not even clear

Topic |   South China Sea

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US President Donald Trump reacts during the swearing in ceremony for new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (second right) accompanied by his wife Renda St. Clair (right) and Vice President Mike Pence at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Photo: Reuters
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