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America under Trump lacks the commitment to compete with China in Asia to defend the global order

William Choong says despite the challenge a rising China presents to the post-war security order, it is the Trumpian approach of excoriating allies and tearing up global rules that has the region worried. Recent efforts to reaffirm US commitment just do not go far enough

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William Choong

William Choong

William Choong is Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He helps to run the annual IISS Shangri-La Dialogue and contributes to research on regional security issues such as the South China Sea territorial disputes and Japan’s evolution into a "normal" power.