On August 9, 2010, Robert Sutter - Visiting Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Washington, D.C - spoke at US Embassy Wellington on the U.S. Policy and Prospects in Asia During the
Based among other things on a forth-coming book on U.S.-China relations and on articles on contemporary Southeast Asia, Asian Perspective, and many others.
Robert Sutter has been Visiting Professor of Asian Studies at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, since 2001. Prior to taking this full-time position, Sutter specialized in Asian and Pacific Affairs and US foreign policy in a US government career of 33 years involving the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was for many years the Senior Specialist and Director of the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division of the Congressional Research Service. He also was the National Intelligence Officer for East Asia and the Pacific at the US Government’s National Intelligence Council, and the China Division Director at the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research. A Ph.D. graduate in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University, Robert Sutter taught part-time for over thirty years at Georgetown, George Washington, Johns Hopkins Universities, or the University of Virginia. He has published 17 books, numerous articles and several hundred government reports dealing with contemporary East Asian and Pacific countries and their relations with the United States.
His most recent book is The United States in Asia (Rowman and Littlefield 2008).