Alex Brideau will provide an update on current trends in US domestic politics, including an early look at the 2012 presidential election. He will look at how these political developments are likely to affect foreign policy over the next year, with a particular focus on US relations with China and other countries in East Asia.
Tokyo-based analyst at Eurasia Group
Alex Brideau is a Tokyo-based analyst at Eurasia Group, specializing in political risk issues in countries of the former Soviet Union. He also analyzes US politics and their impact on the global investment environment. Alex received an MA in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a BS in foreign service from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Alex worked as a reporter for Energy Intelligence Group in Washington, DC, and for Pasha Publications in Arlington, Virginia, as an associate editor of Navy News & Undersea Technology.