Daniel Russel

Daniel Russel

Daniel Russel, a former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs at the US State Department, is vice-president for international security and diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute. He was previously diplomat in residence and senior fellow at the institute.

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Opinion | The coronavirus will not be fatal for China’s Belt and Road Initiative but it will strike a heavy blow

Projects face delays as the coronavirus prevents Beijing from supplying the goods and people needed. And project resources will be diverted as China focuses on its own recovery. But the biggest casualty may be a loss of faith in Chinese-style connectivity

19 Mar 2020 - 3:37PM

Projects face delays as the coronavirus prevents Beijing from supplying the goods and people needed. And project resources will be diverted as China focuses on its own recovery. But the biggest casualty may be a loss of faith in Chinese-style connectivity

The coronavirus will not be fatal for China’s Belt and Road Initiative but it will strike a heavy blow
Opinion | Trump-Kim summit 2019: with little leverage against North Korea, US made right decision to forgo bad deal

Failure of two leaders to reach a denuclearisation agreement at Hanoi summit was the better option for Donald Trump, argues Asia Society’s Daniel Russel.

2 Mar 2019 - 11:17PM

Failure of two leaders to reach a denuclearisation agreement at Hanoi summit was the better option for Donald Trump, argues Asia Society’s Daniel Russel.

Trump-Kim summit 2019: with little leverage against North Korea, US made right decision to forgo bad deal
Not a zero-sum game: global governance must adapt to the new US-China equation

New models of global governance that promote healthy competition as well as cooperation on big challenges are needed to address the changing dynamics between the US and China.

17 Jan 2018 - 10:32AM

New models of global governance that promote healthy competition as well as cooperation on big challenges are needed to address the changing dynamics between the US and China.

Not a zero-sum game: global governance must adapt to the new US-China equation