Joe Biden talked about the need to focus on China's rising global power at length as a presidential candidate. After taking office, Asian leaders are still waiting for details on a strategy for more U.S. economic engagement in the region.
Before Biden arrived in South Korea on Friday, many officials in the region struggled to understand the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, the main policy initiative he plans to unveil on the five-day trip. The U.S. ambassador to Japan, Rahm Emanuel, said this week that some governments were asking What is it we are signing up for? This could be due to a conflict with your ad blocking or security software. You can add jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites. If this does not resolve the issue, or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, see out this support page. We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.