Just days in advance of President Obama's trip to Asia, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will hold a press briefing on what to expect from the trip to India, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia. Leading experts on the Asia-Pacific, Dr. Patrick Cronin and Abraham Denmark have traveled extensively to the region over the last several months and will offer candid perspectives on the President's objectives and the importance of this trip. Specific topics to be addressed include: reassuring the U.S.-Japan alliance, reinvigorating U.S.-India relations, cementing the U.S.-Indonesia comprehensive partnership and the significance of these relationships amidst China's rise.
The speakers will discuss CNAS's recent publications on the Asia-Pacific region, including:
• Natural Allies: A Blueprint for the Future of U.S.-India Relations by Richard Armitage, R. Nicholas Burns and Richard Fontaine • Renewal: Revitalizing the U.S.-Japan Alliance by Patrick Cronin, Daniel Kliman and Abraham Denmark • Crafting a Strategic Vision: A New Era of U.S.-Indonesian Relations by Abraham Denmark