The rebalancing of the U.S. approach to the region is generally based on three areas of focus.
The U.S. and China agreed to accelerate their bilateral climate change cooperation.
“The dynamic that emerges between [the United States and China] will ... have a significant impact on the entire world.”
President Thein Sein announced that Burma will release all political prisoners by the end of the year.
The best measure of U.S. efforts in Afghanistan ... is not what we put into it or the direct outputs, but rather the outcomes.”
“The United States is concerned over reports that prominent Chinese legal scholar and rights advocate Xu Zhiyong."
Building a more constructive and cooperative relationship between the United States and China is vital to the future.
“Major economies like [the United States’ and China’s] are consistently challenged to reform and adapt and to strengthen our institutions.”
“When [the United States and China] work together to build trust and goodwill and understanding, it opens the door to greater collaboration."
The United States remains committed to strengthening its strategic partnership with India based on shared interests and values.
On July 9th, Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev was shot dead in his car, just 50 meters from his home in Russian’s North Caucasian Republic of Dagestan.
“I come to this initiative with a passionate commitment to trying to make sure that its natural resources and its unique ecosystem is preserved."