Asian Voices: Promoting Dialogue Between the US and Asia─Assessing President Bush's East Asia Trip
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President Bush has just returned from a major tour of East Asia at a time when his statement on North Korea as part of 'the Evil Axis' and his plan for a missile defense system have altered the relationship between the U.S. and its East Asian allies. What did the Bush administration accomplish during the president's stops in Japan, Korea, and China? How is the trip seen from the perspective of Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing? This Asian Voices round table will feature four prominent Asia experts who will discuss the impact of the trip on America's relations with East Asia and the critical issues that are on the horizon.