During this time of global financial uncertainty and political change in the United States, America can capitalize on its opportunities in the rising Asia-Pacific region. United States Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska) will discuss these opportunities in this region and how the US can proceed. Senator Hagel has served as senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and as a US Senator for two terms. He is also the author of America: Our Next Chapter, which outlines proposals for the country’s greatest challenges of the 21st century. This event was held by The Asia Society.