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The Williamsburg Conference 2008

The 36th Williamsburg Conference from April 3 - 6, 2008 was co-hosted by the Asia   Society and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Indonesia. 

The conference focused primarily on the role of Islam in multicultural Asia, the challenges of Islamic radicalism and extremism in Asia, the changing U.S. role in Asia and the implications of the 2008 U.S. presidential election for Asia. 

Key participants included: Abdullah Abdullah, Secretary General, Massoud Foundation, Afghanistan, C. Raja Mohan, Professor of South Asian Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, and Christopher R. Hill, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Richard C. Holbrooke, Chairman of Asia Society, and Anne-Marie Slaughter, Dean Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.