Asia and the Pacific
May 16, 2012
The United States is in the process of
"rebalancing" to Asia. To date, it has not
published a military strategy in support of
that balancing. CNP President, Scott Bates, Dr.
T.X. Hammes and CDR Bryan McGrath (ret.)
debated a suitable strategy that might
sufficiently deter China, assure our allies,
and ensure the ability to terminate a conflict
on acceptable terms.
Apr 19, 2012
The Obama Administration has placed the
U.S.-India relationship at the forefront of its
diplomatic priorities with regional stability
and strategic balance as guiding principles.
CNP President Scott Bates and former U.S.
Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, discussed
this evolving partnership.
Mar 7, 2012
The system of control appears to be loosening
in Burma, with main opposition leaders entering
the political fray. CNP President, Scott Bates
and an expert panel discussed the prospects for
democratic consolidation and human rights
reform in Burma, as well as the concurrent
implications for the region.
Mar 6, 2012
Over the past thirty years, China's economic
growth has been unparalleled. Is China's
economic growth unsustainable at its current
pace? CNP President, Scott Bates and a panel of
experts discussed whether China is undergoing a
fundamental reassessment of its current
Aug 3, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Robert
Sutter, Yeh-chung Lu, and Derek Scissors for a
discussion on the future of the U.S.- Taiwan
relationship and the prospects for continued
peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.