Marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman reflected on U.S. engagement in Northeast Asia. Having recently returned from a trip to China, South Korea, and Japan, she spoke about the post-war era and how the United States is rebalancing to Asia and is working with partners and allies to build a peaceful and prosperous regional order amid many challenges.
Wendy R. Sherman has been under secretary of state for political affairs at the U.S. State Department since 2011.
William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously served as U.S. deputy secretary of state.
Douglas H. Paal is vice president for studies and director of the Asia program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
The Carnegie Asia Program in Beijing and Washington provides clear and precise analysis to policy makers on the complex economic, security, and political developments in the Asia-Pacific region.
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