In a far-ranging exchange of ideas, Ian Bremmer and Kevin Rudd discussed the need for U.S. leaders to commit to a coherent foreign policy strategy as China gains influence and as other nations, particularly in Asia, hedge their alliances.
“The United Nations conference in Paris this December is the next opportunity for leaders of the world’s biggest economies to show real leadership” on climate change, writes the Asia Society Policy Institute President in the New York Times.
Asia Society Policy Institute's Kevin Rudd shared this view, and many more observations about China and its place in the world, in a conversation with veteran broadcaster Charlie Rose at Asia Society in New York on February 17, 2015.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Jeffrey Kupfer, Bernard Schwartz Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute, argues that the U.S. can help its allies in Asia and benefit its economy by ending its longstanding ban on exporting U.S. crude oil.
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