Japan and Taiwan are helping to advance the U.S.’ ultimate goal of “engaging and containing” Beijing with larger purchases of arms. This growing militarization is lining the already deep pockets of U.S. arms manufacturers like Raytheon and Boeing.
Taking sides in the heated ongoing territorial disputes in the South China Sea between China and other countries in the region is only the latest piece of Trump’s erratic stance on China. But is this part of a carefully calculated strategy or a blatant display of ignorance?
WASHINGTON --- Upon his “surprise” victory in November, international leaders expressed mixed feelings over the realization that Donald Trump would serve as the next president of the United States. While those countries strongly allied with the United States under Obama’s leadership largely expressed dismay and concern, those which had been