Month: October 2013

  • Former Obama Asia advisor: Media's US-China rivalry articles 'represent lazy journalism'

    Jeffrey Bader, a former senior director for East Asia at the U.S. National Security Council during the Obama administration and a key Obama advisor, spoke at Beijing’s Tsinghua University Tuesday, almost a year after he appeared the last time. While a lot of what he said was not especially new if you follow Bader, he […]

  • Obama’s missed Asia trip is no disaster—if he follows up strong (new at China-US Focus)

    In my latest piece for China-US Focus, I look at the impact of Obama’s decision to cancel planned travel to Asia and suggest that he can make up for missed opportunities. Obama’s Missed Asia Trip Is No Disaster—If He Follows Up Strong As the financial crisis gripped the United States in September 2008, Senator John McCain “suspended” […]