Transatlantic Interests in Asia
Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, US State Department
Chair: Xenia Dormandy, Project Director, US; Acting Dean, Academy for Leadership in International Affairs, Chatham House
Daniel Russel, a senior US Foreign Service officer, discussed President Obama’s strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific, which he helped to formulate. He also considered how this rebalancing affects the transatlantic relationship.