Douglas Paal

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Name: Douglas Paal
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5WASHINGTON DC - President Barack Obama will not visit China on his Asia tour next week, but its broadening shadow will be cast everywhere he goes at a time of complex regional disputes and questions about US ... [Published Interaksyon - 7 hours ago]
Entities: China, Barack Obama, Beijing
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.Each of the four countries on Obama's itinerary Japan, ... [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Obama no longer takes role as world policeman

W atching events in Ukraine with bated breath, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan, question how much the United States would do in territorial disputes with a more muscular China. Visiting a newly refurbished aircraft carrier April 7 in the port ... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

On upcoming trip, Obama will try to pivot to Asia - again

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will leave Tuesday for a four-nation trip to Asia, looking to recharge a focus on the region, an ambitious initiative thats been sidetracked by domestic politics and international conflicts elsewhere.Yet even as Obama ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

All eyes will be on trade when Obama heads to Asia

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will travel next week to Asia with the centerpiece of his planned focus on the region still in limbo amid opposition from his own party and thorny tangles with powerhouse Japan over trade.The White House has been championing ... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

China pact protest may create doubt for trading partners: ex-AIT head

Washington, April 17 (CNA) The recent upheaval in Taiwan over the trade-in-services agreement with China could sow doubts among Taiwan's trade partners, a former head of U.S. policy toward Taiwan cautioned Wednesday."It's important for Taiwan to reassure ... [Published Focus Taiwan - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ships sale to Taiwan 'unlikely'

The US House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the sale of four naval vessels to Taiwan on Monday, the same day that US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel kicked off a four-day visit in China.The House Committee on Foreign Affairs, which brought ... [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Where is US diplomacy going? Part I: Strategic retreat?

According to a Pew poll last November, 52 percent of Americans believe the US "should mind its own business internationally". Some argue that the US is making strategic adjustments to its diplomacy, as manifested in the way it has dealt with issues of ... [Published People.com.cn - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee holds a hearing on "Evaluating United States Policy on Taiwan on the 35th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act." Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel; and Douglas ... [Published DVIDS - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Time for Seoul, Tokyo to seize summit-made chance for improved ties: U.S. pundits

Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads.WASHINGTON, March 29 (Yonhap) -- A recent meeting between the leaders of South Korea and Japan has offered a glimmer of hope for improved relations between the neighboring nations, but it's still ... [Published GlobalPost - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tour adds 'new dimension' to ties

US first lady Michelle Obama will arrive in Beijing on Thursday afternoon to kick off a weeklong, three-city tour of China that analysts said will further advance relations between Beijing and Washington.Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan will join Obama ... [Published SINA - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Xi to meet Obama in Europe

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet US President Barack Obama next week in the Netherlands on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism in the world.Vice-Foreign Minister Li Baodong described the upcoming first ... [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 19 2014]

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The Americans "want to take advantage of the fact that china is scoring own goals throughout the region" said Douglas Paal of the Carnegie EndowmentCarnegie Endowment for International Peace
"the heavyweights in the region got very scared by the syrian decision" said Douglas Paal, a longtime US diplomat in Asia who now is vice president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace...
"any threat to taiwan's institutionalized democracy should be undertaken very, very carefully" said Paal, who served as director of the AIT's Taipei office from 2002 to 2006
...have to pass the Senate to reach the president's desk, is far from being the law of the land, but coming so is possible," said Paal, adding that "chairman royce was recently in taipei and may have interacted with the authorities there to judge receptivity for these old ships."

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China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia [Published Interaksyon - 7 hours ago]
Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats [Published Business Standard India - 7 hours ago]
Obama no longer takes role as world policeman [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
On upcoming trip, Obama will try to pivot to As... [Published Charlotte Observer - Apr 18 2014]
All eyes will be on trade when Obama heads to Asia [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 17 2014]
China pact protest may create doubt for trading... [Published Focus Taiwan - Apr 17 2014]
U.S.-China Relations: Moving Beyond the Script [Published Carnegie Endowment - Apr 09 2014]
Ships sale to Taiwan 'unlikely' [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 09 2014]
Where is US diplomacy going? Part I: Strategic ... [Published People.com.cn - Apr 09 2014]
East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee Hea... [Published DVIDS - Apr 03 2014]
Time for Seoul, Tokyo to seize summit-made chan... [Published GlobalPost - Mar 30 2014]
Tour adds 'new dimension' to ties [Published SINA - Mar 20 2014]
Xi to meet Obama in Europe [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 19 2014]
US Shutdown and Debt Problems Erode Asian Confi... [Published PRWeb - Oct 16 2013]
Will Obama's absence from key Asia summit impac... [Published PBS - Oct 11 2013]
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