Tag: Danny Russel

Danny Russel quoted in The New York Times article, “China Wants the World to Stay Silent on Muslim Camps. It’s Succeeding.”

“‘Many, many governments are looking the other way and self-censoring on the issue of Xinjiang,’ said Daniel R. Russel, the Obama administration’s assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs. ‘Beijing is notoriously prickly about its self-declared ‘core interests,’ and few countries are willing to put the economic …

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Danny Russel quoted in The Straits Times article, “Trump’s China Strategy Counterproductive, Says Former Top US Diplomat for Asia Pacific”

“‘For retaliation to be smart it needs to be applied in a targeted and judicious manner for the purpose not of inflicting pain but to change behaviour,’ [Daniel Russel] said. ‘And you can’t claim that Trump’s retaliatory measures – the tariffs, the threats, the listing of companies like Huawei – …

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Danny Russel quoted in Bloomberg article, “Trump Should Court China Reformers, Ex-Obama Official Says”

“The Trump administration has prioritized ‘undercutting’ the world’s second-biggest economy instead of communicating properly and clouded the chances of China accommodating U.S. interests, Daniel Russel, vice president at the Asia Society Policy Institute who served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs under President Barack Obama, …

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Danny Russel quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald article, “‘Far More Than a Trade War:’ Obama’s Asia Adviser Sounds Ominous Warning to Australia on China”

“‘It behoves each of our governments to avail themselves of all the tools at our disposal in an effort to positively influence the conduct of the Chinese government,’ Mr. Russel said. ‘One of the essential components is a collaborative effort among like-minded countries, and linking arms to ensure that we …

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