142. US Asia Policy, Japan, South Korea, and Trump with Tim Shorrock

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Thursday, December 29, 2016



Episode Summary

Tim Shorrock joins Adam Camac to discuss the US military’s role in Asia, US Asia policy, the Asia Pivot, domestic politics in Japan and South Korea, the impending trilateral alliance between the US, Japan, and South Korea, and how the Asia policies of the Trump administration could differ with those of the Obama administration.

About the Guest

Mr. Shorrock is an investigative journalist who grew up in Japan and South Korea and specializes in topics related to intelligence, contracting, foreign policy, East Asia, and North and South Korea. He is the author of Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing.

You can follow his work at Timshorrock.com, and you can find him on Twitter.

Biographical information is from timshorrock.com.

Article Discussed
1. American Military Power in Asia and the Trump Factor by Tim Shorrock (December 13, 2016)

Book Mentioned
1. Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing by Tim Shorrock

Related Resources
1. Timshorrock.com
2. Tim Shorrock’s Medium Archive
3. Tim Shorrock’s The Nation Archive

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