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Engaging Asia 2013 Photo Gallery

Pamela Passman (Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade), member of NBR’s Board of Directors, introduces Congressman Rick Larsen.

Congressman Rick Larsen, co-chair of the U.S.-China Working Group, discusses the role of Congress in shaping U.S.-China relations.

Participants in Engaging Asia 2013 listen to Congressman Rick Larsen speak on how Congress is addressing the rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific.

Edward Gresser (Progressive Economy) outlines the key findings in the NBR Analysis "Whose Pacific Century? The 113th Congress and Asia," which he co-authored with Daniel Twining (German Marshall Fund).

Panelists discuss the issues in Asia in front of the 113th Congress (R-L): Nien Su (House Foreign Affairs Committee), Jamie Fly (Office of Senator Marco Rubio), Michael Schiffer (Senate Foreign Relations Committee), Meredith Miller (NBR), Edward Gresser, Mark Brunner (Office of Senator Mark Warner).

Nien Su shares how the House of Representatives views key Asia policy issues.

Jamie Fly shares his views on the critical issues in Asia facing the new Congress.

Michael Schiffer draws on his experiences in the legislative and executive branches to assess NBR’s new analysis.

An audience member poses a question of the congressional staff panel.

Indonesia’s Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal speaks on how Southeast Asia sees the U.S. rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific.

Indonesia’s Ambassador Djalal and Abe Denmark (NBR) take questions from the audience.

Senator Slade Gorton, Counselor in-residence at NBR, reflects on the role of Congress in formulating foreign policy.

The conference featured remarks from Congressman Rick Larsen on the role of Congress in the U.S.-China relationship. Congressman Larsen is co-chair of the U.S.-China Working Group. He represents Washington's 2nd Congressional District. Learn more and listen to event audio.

In the NBR Analysis report "Whose Pacific Century? The 113th Congress and Asia," Edward Gresser (Progressive Economy) and Daniel Twining (German Marshall Fund of the United States) examine the central issues in the Asia-Pacific that the 113th Congress will confront.

For more information, contact:

Dan Aum
Associate Director for Government and Media Relations