Regional allies are sure to ask Carter about the upcoming US election, which has seen a tightening race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.Trump has called into question the mutual defense treaties with Japan and South Korea, which have provided the cornerstones of US policy in Asia since World War II.Generous funding also provided by the Friends of Asia Society Texas Center, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in public programming.
The defense official indicated he was confident America would retain its Asia focus whatever the election's result."We've got a good thing going with the establishment of this principled, inclusive security network," he said."There are a lot of opportunities left over.
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Such a move could further dampen relations with Manila's longtime ally after the firebrand leader -- who has also called for US special operations forces in the country's south to leave -- branded US President Barack Obama a "son of a whore" and extended overtures to China.
But senior defense officials later appeared philosophical about Duterte's outbursts.
Asia Society is pleased to welcome the Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable Joe Hockey, for a breakfast program commemorating the “First 100 Years of Mateship.” Ambassador Hockey will share insights on the future of the relationship between the United States and Australia.