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April 22, 2021
The Asia Group Announces New Tea Leaves Podcast Co-Hosts TAG Managing Partner Rexon Ryu and Bloomberg Anchor Shery Ahn

The Asia Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 22, 2021) – The Asia Group is pleased to announce Shery Ahn from Bloomberg News and Managing Partner Rexon Ryu as co-hosts of The Asia Group’s Tea Leaves Podcast.

“I am excited to celebrate the incredible diversity of Asia on the Tea Leaves Podcast,” said Shery Ahn, Anchor at Bloomberg News. “Tea Leaves is a valuable and unique opportunity to focus on and elevate different voices throughout region.”

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April 8, 2021
Press Release: The Asia Group Announces Support for AAPI Empowerment and Racial Justice Organizations

The Asia Group

Washington, D.C. – Amid heightened national awareness of discrimination and injustice directed toward Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States, The Asia Group Foundation will provide financial support to the Asian American Journalist Association, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center.

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March 22, 2021
Press Release: The Asia Group Welcomes Gen. Ted Kresge (Ret.) as Senior Advisor

The Asia Group

Washington, D.C. – The Asia Group is excited to announce that Lieutenant General Stanley T. Kresge, USAF, Ret., has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor.

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March 16, 2021
Press Release: Dr. Siddharth Mohandas to Join the Biden-Harris Administration

The Asia Group

Washington, D.C. – The Asia Group is pleased to announce that Dr. Siddharth Mohandas, Director of Research and Principal at The Asia Group, will be joining the Biden-Harris administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia. We commend Siddharth’s decision to support President Biden and Vice President Harris in shaping U.S. defense policy in the region.

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February 15, 2021
TAG Senior Advisors Dr. Michael Green and Dr. Evan Medeiros on How America Can Restore Its Credibility in Asia

Foreign Affairs

President Joe Biden entered the White House determined to restore the world’s confidence in the United States. That task is particularly important in the Indo-Pacific, a region that has become as central to geopolitics as Europe was during the Cold War. The United States’ presence, influence, and credibility in the region are flagging, and restoring them will require Biden to climb out of a deep hole.

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Insights from the Region

Our elite team of in-country Senior Advisors share their take on the latest developments in the dynamic Indo-Pacific region.

In terms of Japan’s national security, how to face and engage China is the most important strategic problem for Tokyo. China has changed its course, and President Xi seems to be turning away from the West.


Nobukatsu Kanehara

December 23, 2020
TAG Senior Advisor; Former Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary, Government of Japan
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