Asia's Trade Future & Funding Agent Orange Cleanup
CSIS Sumitro Chair Senior Fellow Murray Hiebert talks with Deborah Elms, Executive Director of the Asia Trade Center in Singapore about the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the future of trade integration in the Asia Pacific. Then CSIS Sumitro Chair Ernie Bower asks Tim Rieser, a professional clerk with the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, how the U.S. Congress has funded a unique humanitarian program to help Vietnamese people affected by the use of toxins in Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, which has helped build trust in the U.S.-Vietnam relationship. Hosted by Colm Quinn. Audio edited by Sam Ellis. Produced by Jeffrey Bean.