2017 Archives

Analyzing Pres. Trump’s Trip to Asia

November 14, 2017

History Prof. Jeffrey Engel, direction of SMU’s Center for Presidential History, discusses President Trump’s current trip to Asia, including his visit to China and recent remarks about North Korea’s leader. “I think this is a really important trip historically that Trump took to Asia,” Engel said. “I think that this is the first time since 1945 that an American president has gone to Asia and not been the dominate, more powerful leader.”