Ambassador Yun Joins Stanford Professors at Panel Discussion on U.S. Foreign Policy

Ambassador Yun (left) at the Asia Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) (U.S. Embassy photo)
Ambassador Yun (left) at the Asia Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) (U.S. Embassy photo)

At a roundtable discussion held at the Asia Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) on December 10, 2015, Professor Gi-Wook Shin from Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies along with Stanford University’s Professor Emeritus Donald K. Emmerson discussed how the United States’ foreign policy is shaping geopolitical dynamics in East Asia. Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun opened the session by emphasizing the importance the United States government places on East Asia and the significance of the Obama administration’s “Rebalance to Asia.” Professors Emmerson and Shin noted how the United States has emphasized the management of a cooperative relationship with China as a partner on the world stage, while continuously participating in multilateral regional mechanisms and developing and strengthening trade relations through the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). ASLI Chair Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam moderated the discussion.