Michael Wills
Executive Vice President
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U.S. China Policy at a Historic Juncture

On March 29, 2019, NBR’s Pyle Center for Northeast Asia Studies held a private roundtable in Seattle titled “U.S. China Policy at a Historic Juncture.” This exclusive event convened a select group of government, academic, and business leaders to address the evolution and strategic implications of U.S.-China competition, as well as the broader international and domestic contexts that affect U.S.-China relations. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and Congressman Adam Smith delivered keynote addresses. The discussion emphasized economic, security, and ideological concerns.

Ambassador Karl Eikenberry

Left to right: Keynote speaker Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, John Rindlaub (Chairman, NBR Board of Directors), and Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle Hyung-jong Lee.

Kenneth B. Pyle, Slade Gorton, Adam Smith

Left to right: Professor Kenneth B. Pyle, Senator Slade Gorton, and keynote speaker Congressman Adam Smith.

Alex Fan and William McCahill

Left to right: Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle Alex Fan and William C. McCahill Jr. (NBR).

March 29, 2019 roundtable participants

Left to right: Professor David Bachman (University of Washington) and Consul General of Japan in Seattle Yoichiro Yamada.