US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce on July 30 in Washington, where he delivered a keynote address on American's Indo-Pacific economic vision. Photo: Getty Images/AFPUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce on July 30 in Washington, where he delivered a keynote address on American's Indo-Pacific economic vision. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce on July 30 in Washington, where he delivered a keynote address on American's Indo-Pacific economic vision. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Anthony Rowley
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The View by Anthony Rowley

The US-led plan to fight China’s ascendancy in Asia takes shape – but can Washington fund it?

Anthony Rowley says that, under the direction of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the once-scattershot Trump administration now appears to have an overarching goal of halting China’s quest to dominate Asia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce on July 30 in Washington, where he delivered a keynote address on American's Indo-Pacific economic vision. Photo: Getty Images/AFPUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce on July 30 in Washington, where he delivered a keynote address on American's Indo-Pacific economic vision. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Indo-Pacific Business Forum at the US Chamber of Commerce on July 30 in Washington, where he delivered a keynote address on American's Indo-Pacific economic vision. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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