8 Nov 2016

New POTUS to bring sea change for Pacific region

From , 4:04 pm on 8 November 2016

A Trump presidency would bring uncertainty and instability to the broader Pacific region while a Clinton reign would refocus US efforts.

That's according to an expert at the Sydney University's United States Studies Centre, Sarah Graham.

Dr Graham told Sally Round Hillary Clinton has the experience to walk a difficult diplomatic tight rope whereas the inexperienced Donald Trump will quickly need a strong foreign policy team in place.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Photo: AFP