The strategy the president plans to outline Monday is at odds with his often-warm relations with the leaders of China and Russia.
It was only the latest example of a public rift between the president and his chief diplomat over North Korea.
Mr. Trump will meet Pacific Rim leaders in the Philippines on Nov. 14 in the longest tour of Asia by a president since 1991.
The White House is framing the trip as a chance for the president to showcase his budding relationships with President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.
Nationalist wing of the president’s political coalition unleashes a relentless attack on the national security adviser. “He is a good man,” Trump replies.
Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, who succeeded Mr. Flynn as national security adviser, has slowly been removing some of his appointees, angering conservatives.