The Philippines Matters for America/America Matters for the Philippines

The Philippines Matters for America / America Matters for the Philippines maps the trade, investment, employment, business, diplomacy, security, education, tourism, and people-to-people connections between the United States and the Philippines at the national, state, and local levels.

Part of the Asia Matters for America initiative, this publication and the AsiaMattersforAmerica.org website are resources for understanding the robust and dynamic US-Philippines relationship.

The Pacific Islands Matter for America/America Matters for the Pacific Islands

The inaugural edition of The Pacific Islands Matter for America/America Matters for the Pacific Islands maps the connections between the United States and the Pacific Island countries, including the Freely Associated States and US territories at the national, state, and local levels.

Topics include: diplomatic and defense ties, trade and investment, job creation, travel and tourism, student exchanges (including the US South Pacific Scholarship and Fulbright), Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians in the US, and sister relationships.

An airplane parked in Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska [Image: Jerzy Strzelecki / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)]

Anchorage Airport: The Hidden Link Between the US, Europe, and Asia

BY KIMERY LYNCH | JUNE 8, 2022

During the Cold War, Anchorage Airport—today known as Ted Stevens International Airport—earned the nickname “Crossroads of the World”. The airport was a bustling, cosmopolitan place, despite Anchorage itself being a city of less than a quarter-million and built on the edge of the Alaskan wilderness. Read about its evolution to US-Asia cargo hub in this Asia Matters analysis.

Introduction

Welcome to Asia Matters for America/America Matters for Asia

Asia Matters maps the trade, investment, employment, business, diplomacy, security, education, tourism, and people-to-people connections between the United States and the Indo-Pacific at the national, state, and local levels.

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