- Dr. Michael Auslin, Resident Scholar and Director of Japan Studies, The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
- Dr. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, Senior Transatlantic Fellow and Director of the Paris Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
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The discussion will host Michael Auslin, scholar resident at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, whose recently-published book, The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region, will provide ground for debating the future of the United States’ partnership with Asian countries.
The end of the U.S. pivot to Asia, sough-after during Obama’s presidency to counter China’s rising world influence and to recalibrate U.S. footprint in the region, is looming large with a president-elect Trump who, throughout his campaign trail, threatened to start a “trade war” with China, called to dismantle the Transpacific Trade Partnership (TPP), and pledged to rethink security commitments in Japan and South Korea
What can be expected from Donald Trump's foreign policy in Asia? What would be Asian countries' strategy to cope with a less reliable U.S. partner? To what extent will U.S. long-terms in the region constrain the margin of manoeuver of the new administration? What are the geopolitical and economic trends that will continue U.S. foreign priorities in Asia in the 21st century?