Richard Spencer has been asked to step down. Photo: AP Photo

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper asks for Navy secretary’s resignation over private proposal in Navy Seal’s war crimes case

  • Esper said he had lost confidence in Richard Spencer and alleged that he proposed a deal with the White House behind his back
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Richard Spencer has been asked to step down. Photo: AP Photo
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US Defence Secretary Mark Esper is on a tour of the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Reuters
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper seeks to balance relations on visit to Asia-Pacific

  • Official has work to do to keep regional allies happy against Donald Trump’s ‘myopic’ foreign policy
  • Esper’s next stop is at Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus in Bangkok

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US Defence Secretary Mark Esper is on a tour of the Asia-Pacific region. Photo: Reuters
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