When the Obama administration announced last November that the United States would pivot its strategic attention to Asia, few disagreed. After all, the Asia-Pacific region is where China is rising to global power and India, South Korea, Indonesia, and Australia are providing much of global growth and prosperity. After focusing on Europe for well over two centuries, the United States would now make Asia the top priority.


Burns, Nicholas. "Why Europe Still Matters." Boston Globe, March 30, 2012.