Trump's authoritarian instincts ruin US credibility on human rights, activists say

  • Ashley Townshend
    Ashley Townshend
    Research Fellow, Alliance 21 Program, United States Studies Centre
 

5 April 2017

The Guardian's Tom Phillips writes that Trump is signalling an intent to ignore human rights in welcoming Xi Jinping to his Mar-a-Lago estate – and in the act may be ceding the mantle of global leadership to China. USSC research associate Ashley Townshend is quoted.

 
  • Ashley Townshend
    Ashley Townshend
    Research Fellow, Alliance 21 Program, United States Studies Centre

    Ashley Townshend is a Research Fellow at the United States Studies Centre. He works on US-Asia relations, alliance politics, and international security. He also lectures at the University of Sydney and previously worked at the Lowy Institute for International Policy.

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