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The National Interest: Trump and Bannon’s ‘Pivot to Asia’

Curtis Mills writes in The National Interest that the heavy emphasis on East Asia in President Trump’s National Security Strategy, along with his former chief strategist Steve Bannon’s increased focus on Asia, suggests that this is the Trump administration’s “pivot to Asia.”

Trump’s National Security Strategy: Economic Strength, Border Security, Ideological Warfare

Senior administration officials describe President Trump’s National Security Strategy, which will be formally unveiled by the president in a speech Monday afternoon, as a statement of “principled realism” that takes “a clear-eyed view of the threats that we face and the fact that we live in an ever-competitive world” in which “the global balance of power has shifted in unfavorable manners to American interests.”