Speaking before an Asia Society audience about the future of U.S.–China relations, Australia's Chinese-speaking, wisecracking former prime minister argued strongly for Chinese-language education in the West.
Panelists discussed how Chinese investments are powering the growth of U.S. technology businesses and what policymakers in the U.S. and China must do to maintain the cross-border flow of investments and knowledge.
Tridivesh Singh Maini, a participant in Asia Society's India-Pakistan Young Leaders Initiative, explores what the campaign rhetoric from India's major political parties tells us about their approach to international 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."
Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.
Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, speaks about the Obama Administration’s efforts to “rebalance” American foreign policy towards the Asia-Pacific region.
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