US President Donald Trump with South Korean President Moon Jae-in a joint press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on June 30. Photo: AP

South Korea’s US-China dilemma deepens with support for America’s Indo-Pacific strategy

  • Seoul’s involvement in Indo-Pacific policy is expected to increase the US’ capacity for operations in the contentious South China Sea
  • South Korea is caught in the quandary of trying to placate both its security ally, the US, and top trading partner, China
Topic |   US-China relations

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US President Donald Trump with South Korean President Moon Jae-in a joint press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on June 30. Photo: AP
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