Ahead of his appearances at three Asia Society roundtable discussions in February, economist Nicholas Lardy discusses Xi Jinping's economic restructuring program and the prospect of rejuvenating market-driven growth.
The incoming Asia Society Policy Institute president said he believes U.S. and Chinese leaders have established “the beginnings of a framework” to manage difficult elements of the U.S.-China relationship while advancing shared interests.
"Because the Asia-Pacific region looms as being the strategic cockpit of the 21st century, we need more robust institutions than those we have at present," said the incoming Asia Society Policy Institute president.
Appearing on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” the incoming President of the Asia Society Policy Institute said North Korea’s alleged cyber-attack on Sony Pictures should prompt “a global learning exercise” about cybersecurity.
Ahmad Nader Nadery, Director of the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, a leading think tank in Afghanistan, spoke about the political and security situation in Afghanistan as well as key issues and priorities for the country in 2015.
Matt Stumpf of the Asia Society Policy Institute argues, “America’s success in building partnerships on the U.S.-Singapore model will determine whether U.S. engagement in Asia flourishes in the 21st century.”
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.
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