Randall Schriver has resigned as assistant secretary of defence for Indo-Pacific security affairs. Photo: Handout

Pentagon’s top official on Asia policy, Randall Schriver, quits his post

  • Randall Schriver is a vocal critic of Beijing and the first US official to call the internment facilities in Xinjiang ‘concentration camps’
  • Friction with the Trump administration is a cause for the resignation, according to a report in Foreign Policy
Topic |   US-China relations

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Randall Schriver has resigned as assistant secretary of defence for Indo-Pacific security affairs. Photo: Handout
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Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.