Recent U.S. security policy toward East Asia is viewed as ambivalent by regional communities, an academic said on Wednesday.

Lully Miura, a political scientist and president of the Yamaneko Research Institute, talked at the “Security in East Asia” panel organized by the Ankara-based Institute of Strategic Thinking, and attended by foreign mission chiefs, academics, university students, and other invitees.

Miura talked about Asia’s regional order and Japan’s role and evaluated crises in East Asia, political ambivalence and Japan’s stance.

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