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  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Krueger, Anne (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2008-11)
    President Bush was upbeat about the outcome of the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy, which he convened November 15 in Washington, but careful not to oversell it as the solution to the world's problems. He ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Bouton, Marshall (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2008-07)
    With China's emergence as a global economic power, American lawmakers have become concerned about the extent to which it is expanding its influence in Asia and elsewhere through the use of "soft power." Senate Foreign ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Schriver, Randall G.; Schiffer, Michael (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2008-09)
    U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently described Asia as "the center of gravity in a rapidly globalizing world." The new American president who assumes the leadership mantle in January 2009 will inherit some difficult ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Kolbe, Jim (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2009-01)
    During his two terms in office, President Bush sought to overhaul the U.S. system for delivering foreign assistance to support post-9/11 national security and foreign policy goals. Some of the former administration’s aid ...
  • Wanner, Barbara (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2009-01)
    For at least the past two years, a heated debate has developed on Capitol Hill and in the development community about the need to overhaul the U.S. system for delivering foreign assistance. In the aftermath of September ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Berman, Howard (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2009-03)
    Rep. Howard Berman (D., California), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, set forth an ambitious agenda for the 111th Congress. It includes broad programmatic improvements, such as reforming the U.S. foreign ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Eswar Prasad (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2009-07)
    The U.S. Federal Reserve anticipates that the American economy will begin to improve later this year. Experts also foresee an upturn in China’s economy by the year’s end, which, in turn, may help to pull up other Asian ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Schwab, Susan C. (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2009-09)
    The U.S.-China economic relationship has grown increasingly important, complex, and potentially contentious as evidenced by the furor that erupted following President Obama’s decision on September 11 to impose tariffs on ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Cha, Victor (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2009-11)
    All of the major powers in Northeast Asia—China, Japan, Russia, South Korea, and the United States—are on record as saying they do not want a nuclear North Korea. But Pyongyang’s volatile behavior—represented this year ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Lieberthal, Kenneth (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2010-01)
    President Obama’s highly anticipated visit to China November 15−18, 2009 did not produce headline-grabbing commitments by Beijing to reform its currency policy or increase U.S. imports, among other issues that have fueled ...
  • Wanner, Barbara (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2010-02)
    The atmosphere of hope and optimism that enveloped the 1st session of the Democratic-controlled 111th Congress one year ago has all but evaporated in 2010. As the second session began in late January, the economic recovery ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Mochizuki, Mike (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2010-03)
    The Democratic Party of Japan’s (DPJ) landslide victory in August 2009 lower house elections, which enabled the left-ofcenter DPJ to wrest government control from the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party, has created new ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Jackson, Karl D. (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2010-07)
    Soon after entering office, President Obama pledged to increase U.S. engagement in Asia through high-level diplomacy and substantive programs. He backed up his words with action on November 15, 2009 when he met with leaders ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Lampton, David M. (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2010-09)
    Are the United States and China on a collision course? President Obama entered office committed to engaging China in dialogue aimed at resolving economic and diplomatic challenges in a reasonably amicable manner. Beijing's ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Inderfurth, Karl F. (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2010-11)
    President Obama’s visit to India November 6‒9 was aimed at boosting economic and commercial ties as well as deepening a bond with a democratic ally that is of growing strategic importance in Asia. On balance, most observers ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Lincoln, Edward (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2011-01)
    When Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan visits Washington, D.C. in a few months, the spotlight likely will shine on the anticipated roll-out of a new “vision” for the U.S.-Japan security relationship. But as Foreign Minister ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Flake, G. Gordon (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2011-03)
    On March 1, 2011, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing to examine ways to break North Korea’s cycle of provocative behavior and end its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities. Committee Chairman John ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Smith, Sheila A. (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2011-05)
    It has been one month since the earthquake and tsunami hit the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, which has caused the gravest crisis this country has faced since World War II. The sheer magnitude of this natural disaster ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Emerson, Craig; Groser, Tim; Pangestu, Mari; Bergsten, Fred; Morrison, Charles (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center, U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2011-07)
    Special Report: Asia-Pacific perspectives on the future of the World Trade System. The US Asia Pacific Council’s 8th Annual Washington Conference on May 23 featured an elite panel discussion, composed of trade ministers ...
  • U.S. Asia Pacific Council; Wanner, Barbara; Stokes, Bruce (Washington, D.C.: East-West Center , U.S. Asia Pacific Council, 2011-09)
    This issue features an interview with Mr. Bruce Stokes, Senior Transatlantic Fellow for Economics at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. A long-time and highly respected commentator on US trade policy and American ...
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