Asian integration has acquired new momentum. Asian governments are forging closer links and building new regional architecture. At a time when Washington is preoccupied with the Middle East, China has become a skilled practitioner of regional diplomacy in Asia. Meanwhile, globalization is fueling the spontaneous (re)integration of Asia's maritime regions.
In her new book, Asia's New Regionalism, Ellen Frost will take us through the implications of Asia's new policy directions- World Affairs Council of Northern California
Doug Bereuter became the president of The Asia Foundation on September 1, 2004, immediately upon his resignation from U.S. Congress after twenty-six years of service.
During his congressional career, he was a leading member of the House International Relations Committee. He served as Vice Chairman for six years, and chaired the Asia-Pacific Subcommittee for six years. He was a ranking minority member of the Human Rights Subcommittee for six years. He chaired the Europe Subcommittee immediately before his departure.
Dr. Ellen L. Frost is a Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and an Adjunct Research Fellow at the National Defense University’s Institute of National Strategic Studies. Her most recent book is Asia's New Regionalism, which analyzes the Asian integration movement, assesses China’s growing regional influence, and derives implications for US policy.
Dr. Frost served in the U.S. government as Counselor to the U.S. Trade Representative (1993-95), Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Economic and Technology Affairs (1977-81), in various positions in the Treasury Department (1974-77) and the State Department (1963), and as a legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate (1972-74). During the 1980s Dr. Frost worked for two multinational corporations.
In addition to her new book, she is the author of For Richer, For Poorer: The New US-Japan Relationship (1987), Transatlantic Trade: A Strategic Agenda (1997), and numerous articles. She was also co-editor of The Global Century: Globalization and National Security (2001).
Dr. Frost is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London, U.S. committee of CSCAP (Council on Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific),and the Public Diplomacy Council. In 2002-04 she was a member of the National Commission on U.S.-Indonesian Relations.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts in l945, Dr. Frost received a Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard University, where she specialized in the politics and foreign policy of China; an M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; and a B.A. from Radcliffe College.