Dr. Wu Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, discussed the disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea, President Obama’s recent trip to Asia, and the state of U.S.-China relations.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns said that whether the United States can maintain its focus on Asia amid competing pressures in the international arena will be “the great challenge of our time."
Real progress toward resolving one of Asia's most pressing territorial disputes will only come by addressing a host of factors at once, writes the organizer of Asia Society's recent South China Sea conference.
Singapore's veteran diplomat and analyst predicts that stable relations between the United States and China will in fact be the big story in 2013. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on February 6, 2013.
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