US President Donald Trump says he expects his new national security adviser Robert O’Brien to do a “great job”. Photo: AP

US unlikely to soften stance on China even with more moderate Robert O’Brien as national security adviser, analysts say

  • Robert O’Brien is less experienced that his predecessor so Donald Trump is expected to continue to drive foreign policy
  • But the new appointment has in the past warned against Beijing’s rapid rise and spoken in favour of Taiwan’s democracy
Topic |   US-China relations

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US President Donald Trump says he expects his new national security adviser Robert O’Brien to do a “great job”. Photo: AP
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