It's no exaggeration that the election of Donald Trump was a shock to the system, and this was no more so than in the Asian region. During his election campaign Trump was abrasive and antagonistic towards many Asian countries, in particular China.

Research fellow Ashley Townshend talks to Professor Nick Bisley, Executive Director of La Trobe Asia, about Trump's 'America First' approach and what it means for Asia, for La Trobe's Asia Rising podcast.