You are here

Documents - US-Asia

Chuck Hagel, “Speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue,” June 1, 2013

June 1, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore. The Secretary discussed regional issues, with particular attention to the rebalancing of U.S. forces and America’s relationship with China.

Congressional Research Service, “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress,” April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013

This Congressional Research Service report, R42694, was prepared by Ian F. Fergusson, William H. Cooper, Remy Jurenas, and Brock R. Williams.

Congressional Research Service, “Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal,” April 8, 2013

April 8, 2013

This Congressional Resarch Service report, RL34319, was prepared by James K. Jackson.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “Hearing on China’s Maritime Disputes in the East and South China Seas,” April 4, 2013

April 4, 2013

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 4, 2013. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

U.S. House of Representatives, “Hearing on Cyber Threats from China, Russia and Iran: Protecting American Critical Infrastructure,” March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies conducted the hearing.

U.S. Department of State, "2013 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report," March 2013

March 1, 2013

The U.S. Dept of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs produces an annual report describing the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2012.

East Asia and the Pacific: Maritime Territorial Disputes and Sovereignty Issues in Asia

September 20, 2012

Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee.

U.S. Department of State, "2012 Trafficking in Persons Report," June 2012

June 1, 2012

The U.S. Dept of State Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases an annual report.

Congressional Research Service, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis, May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

This CRS report is by Brock R. Williams. The creation of the TPP trade alliance was first proposed in 2005. The U.S. joined the discussions in 2008.

Congressional Research Service, “Pivot to the Pacific? The Obama Administration’s “Rebalancing” Toward Asia,” March 28, 2012

March 28, 2012

This report was written by Mark E. Manyin, Stephen Daggett, Ben Dolven, Susan V. Lawrence, Michael Martin, Ronald O’Rourke, and Bruce Vaughn.