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糟糕的特朗普朝鲜政策

亚特兰大—美国总统特朗普发的每一条推特,举行的每一次会晤,都让美国官员疲于向盟友们保证美国仍将致力于它们的安全。首屈一指的就是亚洲, 长期以来,美国凭借其全世界最先进的军事力量进行的战略干预,保持了该地区几十年的实力平衡。

特朗普的招牌式亚洲政策——他承诺要阻止朝鲜发展核武器——理应是美国军事决心的最显著的例子。对亚洲地区来说,不幸的是特朗普只是动了动嘴皮子。

6月初,国防部长詹姆斯·马蒂斯(James Mattis)使出浑身解数让齐聚新加坡的亚洲盟友相信,美国的支持不会消退。两艘美国航空母舰出现在朝鲜半岛附近——这是20年来美国首次派出两支航母编队参与海军演习——被视为针对朝鲜侵略行为的“保证信号”。

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