Asia’s Questions for America’s Next President

NEW YORK – In one of the longest American Presidential campaigns in history, neither party has addressed one of the most critical issues of the day: how can the United States successfully integrate its domestic concerns with an increasingly competitive global marketplace?

At home and abroad, it is impossible to miss the breadth and depth of change sweeping the globe, particularly in Asia. While the US economy is in the final stages of a seismic shift from manufacturing to service-oriented industries, China and India are ascendant, and Muslims throughout Asia are clamoring for a greater role in global affairs.