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President Obama’s Asia Trip: Implications for China-U.S. Relations

President Obama capped a four-nation visit to Asia with the announcement of a security agreement with the Philippines. While China was not one of the President’s stops, relations with the People’s Republic loomed large as a back drop for his visits to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines. We spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to China, J. Stapleton Roy about the significance of the trip.

Political Change in Burma: A Human Rights Perspective

David Scott Mathieson, senior researcher on Burma in the Asia division of Human Rights Watch.

Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama

This week on dialogue an interview with the father-daughter journalist team of Marvin and Debbie Kalb, who just finished a book on the legacy of Vietnam.

Keep Asia High on Foreign Policy List

Relative to its growing importance, Asia receives scant attention. This is going to have to change, writes former Congressman Lee Hamilton.