Asia Pacific

President Donald Trump's taunts and insults directed at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “create an incentive for the North Koreans to stage provocations to show him up,” a nuclear nonproliferation expert said.

Experts Urge Trump: 'Stick To The Script' In Asia, Don't Provoke North Korea

As President Donald Trump makes his journey to Asia for a 12-day, five-country trip, international security experts are urging him to "stick to the script" and avoid making incendiary comments while d...

The Shangri La Dialogue: 4 Key Themes Of US Focus On Asia-Pacific

Four major themes emerge from US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's speech at the 14th Shangri-La Dialogue, a major security conference: an enduring American commitment to shared peace and prosperity; the need to promote Asia Pacific security architecture; efforts to enhance regional cooperation and a revival of America's diplomacy in the region. An analysis of the major ideas from Carter's speech presents a positive reminder that the US will continue to play a role influencing and shaping the region.