Professor, Harvard University
Jun 07 , 2013
In the struggle for global hegemony, Asia will be a key region. The United States’ influence in the region is at a key point as China continues to rise. With the Xi-Obama summit arriving, the definition of each states’ interests by its leader will be critical in the creation of a potential new relationship between the world’s two largest powers.
Sep 26 , 2012
A week after Japan’s purchase of disputed islands in the East China Sea from a private owner, Stephen Walt explored the nationalist tensions behind the purchase and how China could defuse the dispute by simply purchasing the islands as a matter of business.