The View From Asia

Fears over US foreign policy shifts

Asia News Network writers share their concerns over the changing nature of US foreign policy. Here are excerpts

Lynn Ockersz, The Island, Sri Lanka

The decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw his country's troops from Syria with the declaration that the US would be no more the global "policeman", marks a notable shift in US foreign policy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 12, 2019, with the headline 'Fears over US foreign policy shifts'. Print Edition | Subscribe