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Washington’s New Asia Map: Five International Risk Themes to Watch

State visits are usually long on pageantry and short on substance — boardrooms can be forgiven for paying little attention to them. However, President Trump’s recent visit to Asia comes at a different time: the U.S.-China bilateral relationship is under stress; a crisis on the Korean peninsula continues to confound the U.S. and its allies; and the U.S. is trying to reinvigorate a “free and open Indo-Pacific” amid some skepticism of its long-term economic commitment to the region.