Media Coverage | January 06, 2017

Miller on Looking Ahead to Trump's Asia Engagement

EWI Senior Fellow J. Berkshire Miller says it’s important to focus on the interactions that the incoming president has with other nations since "he expressed ideas in a transactional matter."

Miller says while many people carefully analyzes the nuances of outgoing President Barack Obama’s messages, Trump’s tweets should be viewed with broader strokes.

“My biggest concern, with regards to the Trump administration’s policy on North Korea,” says Miller, “is that it needs to maintain solidarity with its allies, such as Japan and South Korea. So there’s a concern … that Trump might just go it alone and look for bilateral negotiations. That’s exactly what the North is looking for.”

 

Read the full article on Voice of America (VOA) here.