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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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January 28, 2021
Press Release: The Asia Group and Observer Research Foundation Launch “India Innovates” Platform and Roundtable Series

The Asia Group

The Asia Group (TAG) and Observer Research Foundation (ORF) are pleased to announce India Innovates, a new platform that will facilitate high-impact discussion on the most consequential strategic and commercial trends shaping the Indian economy and the U.S.-India relationship over the coming decade.

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January 14, 2021
Press Release: The Asia Group Announces Leadership Changes

The Asia Group

Washington, DC – The Asia Group is pleased to announce changes to its corporate leadership structure to support the firm’s continued growth and commitment to providing cutting-edge business solutions and strategies to companies operating in the Indo-Pacific region. These promotions, combined with The Asia Group’s presence in India and Vietnam and extensive network of prominent senior advisors across the Indo-Pacific region, will augment the firm’s ability to provide high-value services to help clients seize opportunities and navigate headwinds.

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January 14, 2021
TAG Senior Advisor Mark Linscott and Scott Sindelar on the Hard Work Ahead in Improving U.S.-India Agricultural Trade

Atlantic Council

The United States and India have taken important steps forward in recent years to devote more attention to their trade relationship, which has generally lagged behind the much bigger steps pursued in developing their strategic relationship. However, as both countries know well, an alignment of strategic interests does not always translate into comity in trade interests. One might even argue that a mature and healthy strategic relationship should be able to readily weather the storms arising from occasional trade tensions.

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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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