News Analysis: Trump to Asia: Unite on North Korea, but Go It Alone on Trade

Reconciling the contradictory messages to the region may determine the near-term fate of the United States as a Pacific power.

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Trump Pitches ‘America First’ Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Gathering

The president’s remarks reflected the degree to which the United States, under Mr. Trump, has ceded its dominant role in guiding trade at international meetings.

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Trump to Asia: Unite on North Korea, but Go It Alone on Trade

Reconciling the contradictory messages to the region may determine the near-term fate of the United States as a Pacific power.

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Vietnam, in a Bind, Tries to Chart a Path Between U.S. and China

It is hard to overstate the long history of Vietnamese antipathy toward the Chinese. But with the U.S. apparently withdrawing from the region, Hanoi can’t ignore Beijing.

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