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[17 November 2009, Comments Off on The U.S.-China Relationship (Radio Interview), Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ]

Media: Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – Radio 1 “Spegillinn.”

Subjects: President Obama’s trip to Shanghai and Beijing, and the U.S.-China relationship.

Length: 5:42.

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Obama’s Trip to China
[16 November 2009, Comments Off on No Need to Be Obsequious in Beijing…, Tags: , , , , ]

A good reality check today from Steve Dunaway on the true balance of leverage between China and the United States.

The popular narrative in the United States is that President Obama has little leverage in Beijing to push President Hu in areas like its currency peg, Iran and North Korea, or even human rights. But the real story is more complicated, as always.

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[16 November 2009, Comments Off on President Obama’s Visit to China (Television Interview), Tags: , , , , , , , ]

Media: Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – Evening News.

Subjects: President Obama’s trip to China, and the U.S.-China relationship.

Length: 1:45.

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[13 November 2009, Comments Off on Interviews on the U.S.-Japan relationship, Tags: , , , , , ]

I was interviewed twice today on President Obama’s visit to Japan.

The first was for Colombia National Radio’s morning “Coffee and News” show. We spoke about the Okinawa base relocation issue, creating a more equal U.S.-Japan relationship, and Prime Minister Hatoyama’s idea for an East Asian Community. See more here.

The second was for Correio Braziliense, one of Brazil’s main politics-oriented newspapers. I’ll post a link when I have one.

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[13 November 2009, Comments Off on Issues in the U.S.-Japan Relationship (Radio Interview), Tags: , , , , , , ]

Media: Colombia National Radio – “Coffee and News” Morning Show (Live).

Subjects: President Obama’s trip to Japan, focusing on the Okinawa base relocation issue, creating a more equal U.S.-Japan relationship, and Prime Minister Hatoyama’s idea for an East Asian Community.

Length: 11:21.

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No small number of experts and non-experts are pointing out that the lack of an Obama trade policy is devastating our credibility in Asia–and that, niceties aside, Obama is bringing little to the table on his trip to Asia this week. But the story just got even worse.

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Regionalism, Trade, and American Engagement

I’ve been working for the past few months on preparing a report, The United States in the New Asia, which was released today by the Council on Foreign Relations. The authors, Evan Feigenbaum and Bob Manning, are veterans of the Bush administration with a deep appreciation for Asian sensibilities.

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