The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) engages with partners and allies in the region to maintain peaceful and mutually beneficial relations. We promote a free and open Indo Pacific region, strengthen international resolve towards the denuclearization of North Korea, and build a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China.

Jul 15, 2020 Global Connections . U.S. Foreign Policy | PBS Despite the physical distance between the United States and the Middle East, U.S. influence has been felt in every country within the region. Throughout the 20th century, strategic interests Panama and Suez competition for US East Coast cargo heats up

Jul 30, 2019 · The United States' creeping involvement in the Middle East began later, during the Truman administration, and continued through the 21st century. Truman Administration: 1945–1952 During World War II, American troops were stationed in Iran to help transfer military supplies to the Soviet Union and protect Iranian oil.

Global Connections . U.S. Foreign Policy | PBS Despite the physical distance between the United States and the Middle East, U.S. influence has been felt in every country within the region. Throughout the 20th century, strategic interests Panama and Suez competition for US East Coast cargo heats up

Jul 17, 2020

The US — largely irrelevant, if powerful — is grudgingly leaving the greater Middle East. The exit process started long before the Iranian decision to banish the US in cooperation with Turkey. This comes at a moment when Western countries, particularly the US, suffers from Middle East fatigue. At this stage, it is hard to determine whether this is merely a hedging strategy designed to diversify their extra-regional power partnerships or if it signals the beginning of a realignment that stretches across the Middle East to east Asia.