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Jun 15, 2017 01:07 PM

Opinion: Australia Resorts to Sentimentality in Era of Unpredictable Trump

Australia has retreated to sentimentalism in dealing with the shock of Donald Trump’s election. The other Asian U.S. allies are wary of raising unrealistic expectations of what can be achieved with Trump in office. Japan, clearly hedging its bets, is pushing to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the United States. The Philippines and Malaysia, seeing no credible U.S. response to China’s assertive behavior in the South China Sea, continue to deal with Beijing directly on territorial disputes.

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