I recently wrapped up my internship at the Bangkok Post, and my lead piece for this week’s Asia Focus section was published today.

In the world’s preeminent superpower, the race to elect the new president is starting to yield clues about the future of its foreign policy. The narrowing gap between China and the United States in both economic and military potential has made China’s rising power a regular fixture in US political discussions.

US President Donald Trump has made his tough stance toward China a cornerstone of his appeal to his base as he campaigns for a second term. Some of his prominent Democratic Party challengers have signalled that they do not entirely disagree with his approach.

In the meantime, American foreign policy toward China has significant implications for Asia Pacific.

Click here for the article.

You can also find the other articles that I wrote for Asia Focus on my Published Work section.

Published by Ken Lohatepanont

Writer from Bangkok, Thailand; currently a student at the University of California, Berkeley. Enthusiastic about democratic development, international relations and all things politics. I believe in writing to facilitate positive political and social change.

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