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    East Asia Policies of 2016 Presidential Candidates

    Officals from 2016 presidential nominees Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R) talked about their candidates' policy proposals on East Asia. Other topics included U.S-China relations and…

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    President Obama Closing News Conference in Laos

    President Obama held a press conference at the conclusion of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Vientiane, Laos, and the end of his nine-day Asia trip. He talked about his legacy in…

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    President Obama Opening Remarks at Southeast Asian Nations Summit

    President Obama made opening remarks at the ASEAN summit in Vientiane, Laos.

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    Southeast Asia Leaders Group Photograph

    President Obama joined Southeast Asia leaders for a group photograph at the 4th ASEAN-US Summit.

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    U.S. Policy in Asia-Pacific Region

    Foreign policy experts talked about the impact of the arms trade in East Asia, and the U.S. strategy for the Asia-Pacific region. Professor Thomas Berger said a major problem with the arms trade is the…

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    U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations

    President Obama held a news conference at the conclusion of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Rancho Mirage, California. He talked about some of the agreements reached during…

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    Panel Discussion on Foreign Affairs

    Panelists talked about U.S. foreign affairs issues, including conflicts in Ukraine, Iraq, Southeast Asia, and other regions. “Ukraine, Iraq, and Southeast Asia: Hot Spots Around the Globe”…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Ambassador Susan Rice and Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes discussed President Obama’s upcoming trip to Asia during the daily White House briefing. His stops would include Japan,…

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    Ambassador Nominations

    Nominees testified about their qualifications to represent the U.S. as ambassadors to Sri Lanka, Maldives, Iraq, and Tajikstan. Much of the hearing focused on working with Iraqi leaders to…

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    U.S. Engagement in South East Asia

    Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell spoke about U.S. policy in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Among his comments he discussed the situation in Myanmar, also known as Burma, and…

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    Asians and the Civil War

    Historian Peter Coclanis talked about how the history of the American South is connected to Asia and the Pacific as well as to the Atlantic World and its slave trade. He spoke about this global impact on Southern culture. He…

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    The Next Front

    Senator Kit Bond talked about his book The Next Front: Southeast Asia and the Road to Global Peace with Islam (Wiley; September 15, 2009). In the book Senator Bond, who co-wrote the book with Lewis Simons, argues…

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    U.S.-China Relations

    This was the first of a series of hearings on China and was entitled "U.S.-China Relations in the Era of Globalization". The first panel consisted of Deputy Secretary of State John…

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    Political Events in Pakistan

    The panelists talked about the history of U.S.-Pakistan relations and the internal politics of Pakistan. They focused on the elections in Pakistan scheduled to take place in January 2008.…

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    Combating Terrorism in South and Southeast Asia

    Brigadier General John Toolan, principal director for South and Southeast Asia, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, spoke to reporters in…

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    Future of Southeast Asia

    Business and political leaders discussed the future of South-East Asia. The Association of South-East Asian Nations faces new challenges such as the emergence of China and India. The…

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    Avian Flu

    The husband-and-wife team talked about the 21 days they spent tracking the Avian Flu in the epidemic region of Southeast Asia, traveling on the back roads and in villages in Cambodia,…

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    Tsunami Relief

    Mr. Natsios briefed journalists on U.S. assistance and reconstruction efforts six months after the tsunami that hit the southern portion of Asia. Rehabilitation efforts include training of…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. McCormack gave his first briefing in a ceremony presided over by Secretary of State Rice. He took questions from reporters on such topics as tsunami aid to Southeast Asia, Syrian…

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    U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

    President Bush and Prime Minister Goh signed a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Singapore. Prior to the official signing they spoke about the importance of the agreement.

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