US President Donald Trump isn’t just remaking American foreign policy in Asia by tearing up trade deals and getting tough on North Korea. His administration is giving the region a whole new name. File photo: ReutersUS President Donald Trump isn’t just remaking American foreign policy in Asia by tearing up trade deals and getting tough on North Korea. His administration is giving the region a whole new name. File photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump isn’t just remaking American foreign policy in Asia by tearing up trade deals and getting tough on North Korea. His administration is giving the region a whole new name. File photo: Reuters

It’s no longer Asia-Pacific, Donald Trump says. US now calls it ‘Indo-Pacific’

By using ‘Indo-Pacific’, the administration wants to propagate the idea that it’s a region that stretches far beyond China’s backyard and the tiger economies of East Asia

Topic |   Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump isn’t just remaking American foreign policy in Asia by tearing up trade deals and getting tough on North Korea. His administration is giving the region a whole new name. File photo: ReutersUS President Donald Trump isn’t just remaking American foreign policy in Asia by tearing up trade deals and getting tough on North Korea. His administration is giving the region a whole new name. File photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump isn’t just remaking American foreign policy in Asia by tearing up trade deals and getting tough on North Korea. His administration is giving the region a whole new name. File photo: Reuters
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