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Development of the Chinese Military: Implications for the United States and Asia

January 13, 2005 // 1:00pm4:30pm
Bernard Cole, National Defense University; Lonnie Henley, Centra Technologies; Jing Huang, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution; Susan Puska, Department of State; Philip Saunders, National Defense University; Andrew Scobell, U.S. Army War College; Michael Swaine, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; David Shambaugh, George Washington University(Co-hosted with Library of Congress and National Defense University) This event will be webcast.

The U.S.-R.O.K. Relationship: A Strong Foundation, A Bright Future

December 15, 2004 // 7:15am8:30am
The Honorable Christopher Hill, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Co-sponsored with The Asia Society Washington Center.
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Book Launch--Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy

December 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Eric Bjornlund, Democracy International; Commentator: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Video of this event is available here.

Women's Perspectives from Pakistan and Iran: Searching for Modernity in an Age of Militarization

December 09, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Shahla Haeri, Director, Women's Studies Program and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Boston University; Ayesha Siddiqa, Fellow, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Independent Security Analyst and Author

Luncheon discussion with Doug Bereuter

December 08, 2004 // 11:15am1:00pm
Hon. Doug Bereuter, president, The Asia Foundation
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Taiwan's Legislative Yuan Elections—Will the Second Shoe Drop?

December 01, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Edward Friedman, professor of political science, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Daniel C. Lynch, assistant professor of political science, University of Southern California; Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang, associate professor of political science, University of Richmond; Discussant: David Brown, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. This event will be webcast live.

Navigating between Utopianism and Realism: The Ideological Trends in Modern China

November 17, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Brantly Womack, University of Virginia; Shiping Hua, University of Louisville & Woodrow Wilson Center

Guns and Governance: Warlords in Afghanistan's Future

November 10, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Olivier Roy, Research Director, French National Center for Scientific Research; Barnett Rubin, Director of Studies/Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, New York University; Radek Sikorski, Resident Fellow and Executive Director of the New Atlantic Initiative, American Enterprise Institute. Moderator: Ambassador Peter Tomsen, former United States Special Envoy on Afghanistan

George W. Bush and Asia: An Assessment

November 09, 2004 // 8:00am5:00pm
Hon. James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary of State; Jusuf Wanandi, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta; Robert Sutter, Georgetown University; Harry Harding, George Washington University; Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Republic of Singapore; Richard W. Baker, East-West Center, Honolulu; Evelyn Goh, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, and East-West Center, Washington; Catharin Dalpino, Georgetown University; Jia Qingguo, Peking University; Nancy Tucker, Georgetown University; Jonathan Pollack, Naval War College; Hon. James A. Leach, chair, House Subcommittee on Asia and the PacificRead the speech by Hon. James A. KelleyRead the speech by Ambassador CHAN Heng CheeRead the Speech by Representative James Leach

Japanese ODA at 50: An Assessment

November 04, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Saori Katada, Associate Professor of International RelationsUniversity of Southern California; Shiro Sadoshima, Deputy Director-General, Economic Cooperation Bureau/Multilateral Cooperation Department, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Juichi Inada, Professor of Economics, Senshu University; Yoshio Okubo,Japan's Executive Director, World Bank

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