* Date : 2019-01-07
U.S. foreign policy in 2019
President Trump's 'America First' policies drove the global economy into chaos last year and caused a stir in the international community. This is why the world is paying close attention to the direction of the Trump administration's foreign policy this year. The U.S. created some tension with its allies by announcing the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and by saying he will increase the cost of defense shared by its allies. What's more, the sudden resignation of Mattis is expected to change the direction of U.S. foreign policy in 2019. Against this backdrop, President Trump is continuously pursuing denuclearization talks with North Korea with patience. On this week's [The Point: World Affairs], we discuss the significance the Trump administration's foreign policy towards North Korea in 2019 and the progressing relationship between the two countries.