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Amb. William J. Burns said maintaining a focus on Asia will be “the great test for American diplomacy across the Asia-Pacific through the rest of the Obama Administration.”
The former U.S. Secretary of State offers observations on matters as diverse as the U.S. "pivot" to Asia, China's past and present leaders, and why he doesn't use social media.
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.
Speaking with the IMF's Zhu Min, Henry Kissinger said conflict is "not excluded" from relations within Asia but relations between large countries will evolve toward cooperation.