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Trump's Asian Visit

America's Asia policy must offer a positive agenda

'Indo-Pacific strategy' should tackle common regional challenges

| Vietnam

U.S. President Donald Trump's call for countries to work together to promote a peaceful, prosperous and free Indo-Pacific region in his speech at the APEC CEO Summit in Danang, Vietnam will be generally welcomed given its largely unobjectionable nature.

His administration sees the geopolitical center of gravity shifting to the Indo-Pacific, a geographic expanse spanning the entire Indian Ocean, the western Pacific and the countries that surround the two bodies of water, with the key players being the democratic nations of India, Japan, Australia and the U.S.

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