Posts By Michael H. Armacost

Notes from the Field

In 21st Century Asia, Civil Society Blossoms

May 22, 2013

With ongoing tensions in Northeast Asia – North Korea threatening war, pervasive struggles over island territory, and disputes over history and trade – there is a temptation to grow impatient with dialogue and diplomacy. But for more than 60 years, economic growth, peace, and stability in this region…

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In The News

Asian Policy Challenges for the Next President

August 20, 2008

The presumptive presidential candidates are taking the global stage. Senator John McCain has traveled to Colombia, Mexico, and Iraq. This summer, Senator Barack Obama embarked on travels to Europe, Israel, the West Bank, Iraq, and Afghanistan. However, east of Afghanistan, lie some of the most strategically important countries to U.S. foreign policy — and they […]

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In The News

New Hope for U.S.-South Korea Ties

May 23, 2008

In the April 17th edition of the Christian Science Monitor, Michael Armacost, The Asia Foundation’s Board of Trustees’ Chairman and Stanford’s Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow ” also formerly the President of the Brookings Institution and U.S. Ambassador to both Korea and Japan — discusses U.S.-South Korea ties and points out challenges ahead. “From free trade […]

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