“Malaysia's kind of ‘whatever,’ but missing the Philippines hurts, as Manila’s been such a key cog in America's Asia pivot wheel,” says Sean King, senior vice president with the political consulting firm Park Strategies in New York and Taipei, Taiwan. “It’s a lost opportunity for sure.”
Sean King is a Senior Vice President with Park Strategies, and makes regular public speaking appearances. Sean King is a frequent guest on CNBC-Asia. His opinions and quotes, since joining Park Strategies, have appeared in the Alaska Dispatch, Asia Times Online, Christian Science Monitor, Korea Herald, JoongAng Daily, Korea Times, New York Times, Seoul Times, Singapore Straits Times, HanCinema.net, Notre Dame Business, Oh! Kpop, South China Morning Post, TIME.com, Taiwan Security Research, and Topics (the official magazine of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan).