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Engaging Asia 2010: The Future of U.S. Leadership


The third annual Engaging Asia conference featured discussion with senior policy leaders and Asia specialists on the economic and strategic trends in the region and the implications for the development of effective U.S. policy.


EVENT VIDEO

Panel: Managing Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations

    Moderator:

    Michael Wills
    The National Bureau of Asian Research

    Speakers:

    David M. Lampton
    The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

    Cheng Li
    The Brookings Institution


The Future of U.S. Leadership: U.S. Security Policy in Asia

    Michèle Flournoy
    Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense


The Future of U.S. Leadership: U.S. Economic Policy in Asia

    Robert D. Hormats
    Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State


EVENT TRANSCRIPTS


Remarks by Michèle Flournoy

Remarks by Robert D. Hormats

The half-day conference opened with a panel on the June 2010 NBR Analysis Power Constrained: Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations by David M. Lampton (Johns Hopkins University-SAIS). Cheng Li (Brookings Institution) joined as a discussant.

The panel was followed by presentations on U.S. security and economic policy in Asia by Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense, and Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Download the event agenda (PDF).

Related Publication

Power Constrained: Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations by David M. Lampton. (NBR Analysis, June 2010)

Background on the Conference

Engaging Asia is a comprehensive initiative that provides analysis and policy recommendations for U.S. engagement with the region and seeks to encourage integrated high-level discussion of U.S. interests and policy.

Engaging Asia: Aftershock—The 112th Congress and Post-Crisis Asia

Engaging Asia: Strategies for Success

Engaging Asia: U.S. Strategic Interests, Priorities, and Policy Tools


Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, presenting at Engaging Asia 2010



Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, presenting at Engaging Asia 2010

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