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PacNet #19A – America’s Role in Asia: Task Force Recommendations

The Asia Foundation commissioned a Task Force on America’s Role in Asia to develop policy recommendations for the new Bush administration and other Washington policymakers. Two Task Forces were convened, one consisting of American scholars, security analysts and former and current officials (the latter in their private capacities) and the other of Asians, originally broken down into three groups — Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia — but ultimately combined to develop a parallel series of recommendations about U.S. Asia policy.