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Events

September 2014

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: The 9/11 Commission - A New Report for a New Decade

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion with former 9/11 Commissioners Jamie Gorelick and Slade Gorton as they discuss the updated policy recommendations released on July 22, 2014 by the 9/11 Commission.

September 2014

Book Discussion: Assessing the People's Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era

The book discussion for the volume Assessing the People's Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era featured a keynote address by Congressman Rick Larsen, co-chair of the bipartisan U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG) and member of the House Armed Services Committee.

September 2014

Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S.-Japan Alliance

NBR and the U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) convened a discussion on “Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S.-Japan Alliance” on Wednesday, September 3, in Washington, D.C. This event was part of USJI’s “USJI Week” and featured insights from senior security and international relations experts, including Michael J. Green, (Center for Strategic and International Studies; Georgetown University), Hiroshi Nakanishi (Kyoto University), and Abraham M. Denmark (NBR).

July 2014

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Supporting Emerging Democracies

On July 10, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center hosted a roundtable discussion on what the United States is, and can be, doing to support new and emerging democracies with Kent Patton and Johanna Kao.

June 2014

2014 Pacific Energy Summit

The 2014 Pacific Energy Summit, "Charting the Course to a Secure and Cleaner Energy Future," took place on June 30-July 1 in Seoul. The Summit provided a high-level assessment of the market trends, geopolitical developments, policy decisions, and technological innovations that will play a critical role in determining the energy and environmental outlook for the Asia-Pacific region. Learn more.

June 2014

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Poverty and National Security

On June 16, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center hosted a roundtable discussion on global poverty, and how it should be a national security consideration for defense policymakers, with General Peter Chiarelli, former Vice Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army.

May 2014

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Metropolitan Diplomacy - How Cities Are Affecting Foreign Policy

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center hosted a roundtable discussion on how cities are becoming increasingly influential in the development of foreign policy and international trade with special guests Bill Bryant, Sam Kaplan, and Eric Schinfeld.

May 2014

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Privacy & Security - Can We Achieve Both in Cyberspace?

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion on the growing debate on how best to balance privacy and national security concerns within cyberspace with General Timothy Lowenberg and Gordon Matlock.

May 2014

2014 Energy Security Workshop

NBR held its tenth annual Energy Security Workshop "China’s Energy Crossroads: Forging a New Energy and Environmental Balance" on June 5, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

April 2014

2012 PLA Conference and Volume

Leading experts on China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) gathered at Carlisle Barracks, PA on October 19-21, 2012 for the conference “Assessing the People’s Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era.” The 2012 annual PLA Conference was convened by The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of the U.S. Army War College (USAWC), and U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM). The 2012 PLA Conference volume was published in April 2014.

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The 2014 Pacific Energy Forum gathered leading experts from Asia, the United States, and Canada to assess the key policy questions that North America and Asia face in determining the future trans-Pacific energy relationship. This invitation-only event brought Asian views into the ongoing discussion in Canada and United States about the future energy relationship between North America and Asia. Learn more.