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Diplomatic Access

A series of interviews with Asian ambassadors.

Diplomatic Access

For 2015, The Diplomat presents “Diplomatic Access”: a series of exclusive interviews with ambassadors from the Asia-Pacific region. By talking to these diplomats, we’ll give readers a sense of each country’s perspective on various regional economic and security trends — from TPP to the Silk Road Economic Belt and from the South China Sea disputes to Islamic State. Check out the whole series to date below.

Posts by Diplomatic Access
May 13, 2016

Diplomatic Access: Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyz Ambassador Toktogulov on Central Asian security, Kyrgyz-U.S. relations, and Kyrgyzstan's democracy.

December 17, 2015

Diplomatic Access: Taiwan

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Lyushun Shen on Taiwan's role in the world and the Asia-Pacific, and its relationships with China and the U.S.
November 18, 2015

Diplomatic Access: Bangladesh

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Bangladesh's Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin on regional connectivity, maritime disputes, and regional security threats.

May 06, 2015

Diplomatic Access: The United States

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Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel on the U.S. rebalance to Asia, the South China Sea, the TPP, and more.

April 16, 2015

Diplomatic Access: Japan

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Japan's ambassador to the U.S. on the U.S.-Japan alliance, the TPP, and overcoming China-Japan tensions.

April 01, 2015

Diplomatic Access: The Philippines

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Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. on the South China Sea disputes, the rebalance to Asia, and more.
March 27, 2015

Diplomatic Access: Timor-Leste

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Timor-Leste Ambassador Domingos Sarmento Alves on regional connectivity, fighting poverty, and more.

March 25, 2015

Diplomatic Access: South Korea

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ROK Ambassador to the U.S. Ahn Ho-Young on his country's relations with North Korea, China, the U.S., and more.

March 19, 2015

Diplomatic Access: Pakistan

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Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Jalil Abbas Jilani on regional cooperation and the fight against terrorism.

March 16, 2015

Diplomatic Access: Mongolia

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Mongolian Ambassador to the U.S. Altangerel Bulgaa discusses Mongolia's vision for Asia.

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