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August 20, 2008

Memo to the Next President: The Inheritance in Asia and the Challenges and Opportunities for Your Presidency

By: Randall Schriver and Mark Stokes |

It is very likely that events in the Asia-Pacific region more than any other region will have the greatest impact on your Presidency for good or for ill during your tenure as President. While your predecessor’s time and attention was dominated by the Middle East and the global war on terror, it is now imperative that the United States give due attention to Asia as we look to the future.