24 December 2018
US Defence Chief’s Resignation Stirs Doubts in Asia About Help Resisting China
US Defense Secretary James Mattis quit a day after Trump announced the US troop withdrawal from Syria, a move opposed by the defense department. European allies France, Sweden and the UK have already voiced concern about the resignation. “President Trump is playing demolition derby with his own cabinet and he’s going to be distracted and this is not the time to mount any significant foreign policy initiatives,” said Alan Chong, an Assoc Prof at RSIS.
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Last updated on 28/12/2018