Will Griffin of Veterans For Peace (VFP) and the U.S.-based Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asian and the Pacific joined Brian Becker of Loud & Clear to discuss U.S. Secretary of Defense Jame Mattis’ recent visit to South Korea and Japan. Griffin talks about the Trump administration’s posture on the so-called “Asia Pivot,” aimed at containing China from challenging U.S. hegemony in the Asia Pacific region.
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