Hosting the APEC summit in 2014 let China present itself as a leader in free trade and regional development, according to Monica Whaley. Panel discussion at Asia Society New York on Tuesday, December 16.
Robert Wang, U.S. Senior Official for APEC, and Christopher Smart, White House Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of International Economics, Trade, and Investment, share their views on the November 10-11 APEC summit.
Sean O’Connor with the Asia Society Policy Institute considers China’s slate of regional economic initiatives, like the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and argues that the United States must accelerate its own investments in strengthening the Asia-Pacific.
The Honorable Kevin Rudd, incoming President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, assessed China’s changing relationships with Japan and the United States in an interview with Christiane Amanpour of CNN.
Ahead of Asia Society's annual APEC briefing on Jan. 14, the veteran U.S. liaison to Asia's business community argues that too often, "summits of many kinds, APEC or otherwise, are short on significant, substantive success."
Veteran Asia-Pacific watchers were deprived of a beloved tradition in Honolulu this past weekend when U.S. President Barack Obama decreed that attendees at the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit wouldn't be required to wear aloha shirts for the Summit's main photo op.
Earlier today, the Asia Society released a task force report entitled U.S.-East Asia Relations: A Strategy for Multilateral Engagement. This report, compiled by an international group of experts, presents a series of practical recommendations on what the U.S. can do to build constructive relationships with Asian countries.
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