David B. Shear

David B. Shear

David Shear is the United States Ambassador to Vietnam as of August 4, 2011. Shear was formerly deputy assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs at the U.S. Department of State; he joined the State Department in 1982 and has served in Washington, Tokyo, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and Sapporo. Wikipedia*

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David B. Shear has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 House Committee as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Department of State. The year with the most videos was 2015 with two videos. Most common tag: Pacific Rim.

Appearances by Title:c. July 1, 2014 - Present Assistant Secretary, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Department of Defense Videos: 3


Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State c. January 1, 2009 - c. January 1, 2011 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • U.S. Military Strategy in Asia

    U.S. Military Strategy in Asia

    Admiral Harry Harris and Assistant Defense Secretary David Shear testified on U.S. military strategy in the Asia-Pacific region.…

  • Asia-Pacific Maritime Security

    Asia-Pacific Maritime Security

    Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs David Shear gave the press a briefing on the maritime…

  • East Asia Summit Preview Security Panel

    East Asia Summit Preview Security Panel

    Panelists discussed perspectives from the Pentagon, Congress, and Singapore on security issues on the Asian Peninsula before the East…

  • China's Military Strategy

    China's Military Strategy

    Defense officials testified about recent developments in China’s military capabilities and strategic position. They talked about…

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