Zuri Linetsky appeared on Voice of America on June 7, 2023
South Korea scrambled fighter jets after Chinese and Russian military aircraft entered its air defense zone in the south and east of the Korean Peninsula. The incursion followed encounters between U.S. and Chinese forces in the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea, which the Biden administration cites as examples of growing aggressiveness by Beijing’s military. White House Bureau Chief Patsy Widakuswara takes a look at the rising tension between global powers playing out in the Indo-Pacific.
Written by Zuri Linetsky
Zuri is a research fellow with the Independent America project at the Eurasia Group Institute for Global Affairs.
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This post is part of Independent America, a research project led out by IGA senior fellow Mark Hannah, which seeks to explore how US foreign policy could better be tailored to new global realities and to the preferences of American voters.