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EVENT: Asia Foundation co-sponsors World Affairs Council’s 63rd Annual World Conference “Global Priorities: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration.”

March 25, 2009

On the heels of releasing its recommendations for the new U.S. administration – America’s Role in Asia – The Asia Foundation is co-sponsoring the World Affairs Council’s 63rd Annual World Conference, “Global Priorities: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration.” On April 2-3, 2009, in San Francisco, political leaders, policymakers, scholars, and diplomats will gather to […]

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EVENT: Asia Foundation co-sponsors World Affairs Council’s 63rd Annual World Conference “Global Priorities: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration.”

March 18, 2009

On the heels of releasing its recommendations for the new U.S. administration – America’s Role in Asia – The Asia Foundation will co-sponsor the World Affairs Council’s 63rd Annual World Conference, “Global Priorities: Critical Choices for the Obama Administration.” On April 2-3, 2009, in San Francisco, political leaders, policymakers, scholars, and diplomats will gather to […]

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Korean Hopes for U.S. Leadership under Barack Obama

March 11, 2009

History will record November 2008 as the crucial turning point for launching a new global order. No one knows what would exactly be the form of that order, but everyone seems to be in agreement that the existing international order cannot be sustained in light of two stunning developments. First, troubles in the U.S. financial […]

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Future of U.S.-India Relations

March 11, 2009

On January 29, 2009, in New Delhi, The Asia Foundation and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) convened top India and U.S. experts to examine U.S.-India relations under the new Obama Administration. The following is a summary of the day’s discussions and analysis prepared by CII. Indian and American business leaders, academics, and journalists came […]

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Building a Strategic Partnership: U.S.-India Relations in the Wake of Mumbai

March 4, 2009

Chairman Ackerman, Ranking Member Burton, Members of the Committee: Mr. Chairman, you and I had the privilege of joining President Bill Clinton on his five-day visit to India in March 2000. Little did we know then that today that visit is seen as a “turning point” in U.S.-India relations. After decades of being “estranged democracies,” […]

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U.S. Leadership in the Fight Against Global Hunger and Poverty

February 25, 2009

The Asia Foundation’s President, Doug Bereuter, was part of a bipartisan group of foreign policy and development leaders convened by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, which called today for a renewed U.S. commitment to alleviating global poverty through agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, the two regions with more than 700 million […]

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A New Day for U.S.-Indonesia Relations

February 25, 2009

The significance of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Asia tour has been a topic of great discussion in the media over the past week. Including Indonesia as a stop on her first trip as America’s top diplomat, signals the growing importance of Southeast Asia to the United States, and, for Indonesians, it seemed to […]

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Notes from the Field

Asia Foundation Commemorates Over 50 Years of Partnership in Malaysia

February 25, 2009

Last Thursday in Kuala Lumpur, The Asia Foundation gathered together distinguished guests and partners to celebrate the initiatives and relationships that the Foundation has fostered in Malaysia since 1954. The event was attended by Malaysian leaders from the private, government, and civil society sectors and staff from the Foundation’s San Francisco, Washington, and Malaysia offices. […]

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Calming Japan’s Jitters – Secretary Clinton’s First Stop: Tokyo

February 18, 2009

The Japanese foreign affairs establishment welcomed Secretary Hillary Clinton’s February 16-18 visit to Tokyo with a strong dose of positive pleasure and a tad of uncertainty–even anxiety. The country is delighted by the fact that Secretary Clinton chose to make Tokyo her very first stop on her inaugural trip as Secretary of State. The visit […]

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Awaiting the New Secretary of State in South Korea

February 18, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in Seoul today on her first visit to South Korea in her new post. South Koreans have anticipated her arrival—and the establishment of the Obama administration’s policy toward the Korean peninsula—with a mixture of anxiety and anticipation. This mood has been fed by a rapid deterioration in inter-Korean relations, […]

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