William Gallo is the VOA Seoul bureau chief and regional correspondent. His main focus is U.S. policy in Northeast Asia. Prior to coming to Seoul, William covered U.S. foreign policy and international affairs for VOA at the White House, Pentagon, and State Department.
He has covered the Trump-Kim summits in Vietnam and Singapore, the Trump-Putin summit in Finland, and traveled throughout South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East as part of the Pentagon press corps.
Student protesters are barricading themselves in at universities across Hong Kong, stockpiling makeshift weapons and turning campuses into what look like war zones. It marks a dangerous new phase in Hong Kong's five-month-old anti-government protests. VOA's Bill Gallo went behind the scenes at one campus where students said they were preparing for the worst.