South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone on December 7 with US President Donald Trump. Trump has hinted at the possibility of reducing US troops in South Korea. Photo: DPA South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone on December 7 with US President Donald Trump. Trump has hinted at the possibility of reducing US troops in South Korea. Photo: DPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone on December 7 with US President Donald Trump. Trump has hinted at the possibility of reducing US troops in South Korea. Photo: DPA
Jaeho Hwang
Opinion

Opinion

Jaeho Hwang

Under Donald Trump, the US is letting its anxiety about China hurt relationships with its allies

  • Amid concerns about the China threat, the US’ relationships with its allies are suffering. Countries like South Korea are increasingly being caught between the US and China, and forced to negotiate tangled webs of security and trade issues

South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone on December 7 with US President Donald Trump. Trump has hinted at the possibility of reducing US troops in South Korea. Photo: DPA South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone on December 7 with US President Donald Trump. Trump has hinted at the possibility of reducing US troops in South Korea. Photo: DPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone on December 7 with US President Donald Trump. Trump has hinted at the possibility of reducing US troops in South Korea. Photo: DPA
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