Post-9/11 Policy in East and Southeast Asia

 

The attacks of September 11, 2001 made East and Southeast Asia a second front in President Bush’s “War on Terror.” This complicated the United States’ relationship with East and southeast Asia, adding efforts to combat Islamic extremism and support democratic development to already-existing concerns over regional security and rising economic rivalry.

 

Lead Scholar - Dr. LaiYee Leong

 

 


Full Interviews

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Interview with Richard Armitage

  • Deputy Secretary of State (2001 - 2005)

You can read and download a transcription of this interview here.

 

Interview with Randy Schriver

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage

Interview with Matthew Daley

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

 


Preview Clips

Complete interviews will be released in 2024.

Interview with Ernest Bower

  • President of USASEAN Business Council
  • CEO of Bower Group Asia
  • Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS)

Interview with Chan Heng Chee

  • Singapore Ambassador to the United States

Interview with James Moriarty

  • National Security Council Director for China Affairs
  • Special Assistant to the President of the United States of America and Senior Director at the National Security Council
  • United States Ambassador to Nepal and Bangladesh

Interview with Rodolfo Severino

  • Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Interview with Bronson Percival

  • Counter-terrorism Coordinator at the East Asian Bureau
 

 


Interviewees:

  • Richard Armitage (Deputy Secretary of State)
  • Ernest Bower (President of USASEAN Business Council, CEO of Bower Group Asia, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS))
  • Chan Heng Chee (Singapore Ambassador to the United States)
  • James Clad (U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia Pacific Security Affairs)
  • Lorne Craner (Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor)
  • Matthew Daley (Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs)
  • Thomas Fargo (Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command, 2002-2005)
  • Haruo Iguchi (Professor International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University)
  • James Kelly (Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs)
  • Frank Lavin (Ambassador to Singapore, 2001-2005; Undersecretary for International Trade, 2005-2007)
  • James Moriarty (National Security Council Director for China Affairs; Special Assistant to the President of the United States of America and Senior Director at the National Security Council; United States Ambassador to Nepal and Bangladesh)
  • Bronson Percival (Counter-terrorism Coordinator at the East Asian Bureau)
  • Randy Schriver (Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage)
  • Rodolfo Severino (Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN))
  • Larry Wilkerson (Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell)

These interviews will remain sealed from public viewing until a date specified in the agreement with each individual.