Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg on Regional Cooperation in Asia

U.S. Secretary of State James Steinberg spoke about U.S. policy toward Asia on Oct. 13 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. Steinberg said U.S. policy toward Asia consists of three dimensions: strengthening and revitalizing traditional alliances; building new relationships with emerging regional powers; and strengthening multilateral and regional cooperation. His speech focused on the last of those three dimensions.