Search Results: "Brandon"

74 posts found, ordered by: relevance | date

Global Summits Shine Spotlight on Obama’s Pivot to Asia

October 22, 2014

...for the administration will be how to inject fresh momentum into this strategy and not relegate America’s “pivot” or “rebalancing” to a mere diplomatic slogan. John J. Brandon is director of Regional Cooperation Programs for The Asia Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. On October 24, Brandon will moderate an Asia Foundation panel discussion in D.C. on Asia’s rising regionalism and...

 

Panelists Discuss ASEAN Integration at Oct. 24 D.C. Panel

October 15, 2014

...bring together five leading scholars from the region to Washington, D.C., for a panel discussion on Asia’s rising regionalism and issues that remain for achieving regional integration. As part of the Foundation’s “Asian Perspectives Series,” the event will be moderated by the Foundation’s regional expert John Brandon and will be webcast live. Follow @Asia_Foundation on Twitter for live updates....

 

A Conversation with Singapore’s Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh

October 1, 2014

The Asia Foundation’s director of Regional Cooperation Programs, John J. Brandon, recently spoke with former Foundation grantee, Tommy Koh, Singapore’s ambassador-at-large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and former ambassador to the United States. Koh also served as the Foundation’s Southeast Asia Chair for the “America’s Role in Asia” project in 2004 and 2008. As an accomplished diplomat, looking...

 

Thailand in 2014: Reform or Repression?

May 28, 2014

...a say in the political, economic, and social life of the country without fear of retribution. John J. Brandon is director of Regional Cooperation Programs for The Asia Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at john.brandon@asiafoundation.org. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual author and not necessarily those of The Asia Foundation....

 

Martial Law in Thailand Eases Some Tension, But Long-Term Solution Still Uncertain

May 21, 2014

...will determine if Thailand can move forward or if political stability will continue to remain elusive. John J. Brandon is director of Regional Cooperation Programs for The Asia Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at john.brandon@asiafoundation.org. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual author and not necessarily those of The Asia Foundation....

 

Fissures in Thailand: Both Natural and Man-Made

May 14, 2014

...Either way, it is not a successful way to lead a country in the 21st century. John J. Brandon is director of Regional Cooperation Programs for The Asia Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at john.brandon@asiafoundation.org. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual author and not necessarily those of The Asia Foundation....

 

A Conversation with Former South Korean Foreign Minister and Amb. to the U.S. Han Sung-Joo

April 30, 2014

The Asia Foundation’s director of Regional Cooperation Programs, John J. Brandon, recently spoke with former Foundation grantee, Dr. Han Sung-joo, former ambassador to the United States and Korean foreign minister. As an accomplished diplomat, looking back, what do you consider the highlight or most remarkable moment in your career in the South Korean government? I served as foreign minister...

 

Obama’s Asia Trip to Test Rebalancing Policy

April 23, 2014

...consistent, not episodic. This should allow the U.S. to wield its power and influence more effectively. John J. Brandon is director of Regional Cooperation Programs for The Asia Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at john.brandon@asiafoundation.org. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual author and not necessarily those of The Asia Foundation....

 

A Conversation with Thailand’s Ambassador to the U.S. Vijavat Isarabhakdi

March 26, 2014

The Asia Foundation’s director of Regional Cooperation Programs, John J. Brandon, speaks with Thailand’s Ambassador to the U.S. Vijavat Isarabhakdi, who served as a Congressional Fellow sponsored by The Asia Foundation. As an accomplished diplomat for over two decades, looking back, what do you consider the highlight or most remarkable moment in your career in Thailand’s government? The highlight...

 

Economic Growth in ASEAN Drives Demand for Low-Cost Air Carriers

February 26, 2014

...adding fluidity to business travel will also serve ASEAN’s regional agenda and the Asia-Pacific more broadly. John J. Brandon is director of Regional Cooperation Programs for The Asia Foundation, based in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at john.brandon@asiafoundation.org. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual author and not necessarily those of The Asia Foundation....