Donald K. Emmerson, PhDSenior Fellow at FSI, Emeritus; Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL; Affiliated Scholar, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and Director, Southeast Asia Forum (SEAF)
US President Barack Obama's much touted Asian pivot took a hit this past week due to the budget stalemate and government shutdown in Washington. LinkAsia speaks with Stanford University's Donald Emmerson about how Obama's decision not to attend two major summits will impact American economic interests in the region. Read more »
SEAF in the news: MSC Conference on June 21, 2013
In this latest edition of ‘In Focus’, Brett Witthoeft discusses the ongoing use of strategic ambiguity by countries with disputing claims in the South China Sea. Read more »
Stanford expert on managing tensions in the South China SeaShorenstein APARC, SEAF News
SEAF director Donald Emmerson recently joined a panel of experts for a Center for Strategic and International Studies conference on managing tensions in the South China Sea.
U.S.-China summit in CaliforniaShorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford in the news
Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met in California recently for a two-day summit -- their first since Xi took office as president. Shorenstein APARC experts weigh in on key issues surrounding the visit.
The Obama administration and the "pivot" to AsiaSEAF in the news: KQED Forum on May 30, 2013
The Obama administration has repeatedly stressed the importance of the Asia-Pacific region to the United States, especially in terms of economics and security. Donald Emmerson recently joined KQED Forum for a look at current U.S.-Asia relations.