Contending Perspectives on the Rule of Law in China
On Friday, November 15, NBR held the 2013 Pyle Center Conference "Contending Perspectives on the Rule of Law in China." An array of top scholars, practitioners, and advocates from the United States and China considered key aspects of the rule of law in China, assessed the regime's ability to manage calls for greater adherence to the rule of law, and addressed whether the ruling party can be constrained by law.
Asia's Uncertain LNG Future
NBR launched its 2013 Energy Security Report, “Asia’s Uncertain LNG Future,” on November 7 in Washington, D.C. The event featured panel discussions with senior energy specialists including Mikkal Herberg (NBR), Shoichi Itoh (Institute of Energy Economics, Japan), Jane Nakano (CSIS), Padu S. Padmanaban (formerly with USAID India), James Slutz (Global Energy Strategies LLC), and Nikos Tsafos (PFC Energy - an IHS company).
Healthcare in the Digital Age
Please join us on October 29 for a roundtable discussion with Dr. Joseph Rosen (Dartmouth College). He will discuss the future of healthcare, focusing on new capabilities afforded by modern technology. Drawing on experience and examples in the Unites States and Asia, Dr. Rosen will describe the implications of healthcare in the digital age for security, policy, and medical practice.
Strategic Asia 2013-14 Volume Launch
On October 2, the launch of the thirteenth volume in the Strategic Asia series was held at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. A featured keynote was delivered by Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Learn more and listen to event audio.
Briefing: The United States, Japan, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
NBR, U.S.-Japan Research Institute, and US-Asia Institute invite you to a September 6 briefing in Washington, D.C., hosted by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. The briefing, which will will feature remarks from Robert Manogue, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Takashi Terada, a Professor of International Relations at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan; and Katsuichi Uchida, President of the U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) and a Professor at Waseda University in Japan, will assess the dynamics of the ongoing trade negotiations in Asia and the implications for the U.S. rebalancing effort.
Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: A Conversation with the Honorable Norman D. Dicks
On July 29, 2013, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center hosted a roundtable discussion on critical issues facing the U.S. today including, cybersecurity, the U.S. strategic pivot to the Asia-Pacific, intelligence-gathering vis-a-vis privacy issues, the state of the U.S. Congress, and other challenging topics with Congressman Norm Dicks. Listen to event video.
2013 Energy Security Workshop
On June 21, NBR convened senior energy and geopolitical specialists to explore how and to what extent countries in the Asia-Pacific are integrating liquefied natural gas into their energy security strategies and the key implications for the United States and Asia.
The Future of North America-Asia Energy Trade
On June 19, The National Bureau of Asian Research hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the findings of the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit. At the event, a panel of experts including Mikkal Herberg (NBR) examined what is needed to realize the full potential for more integrated energy trade and investment between Asia and North America. Learn more.
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Myanmar's Health Infrastructure
On May 22, 2013, NBR hosted an interactive roundtable breakfast discussion with Benjamin Shobert, Founder and Managing Director of Rubicon Strategy Group. Benjamin had recently conducted a healthcare survey in two major cities in Myanmar.