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U.S.-China Strategic Interaction: The Importance of Military-to-Military Ties featured Dr. Robert Sutter as our speaker and Carter Cornick as our moderator. USAI’s Vice-President of Engagement, Rachel MacKnight, provided the introductory and closing remarks. Dr. Sutter covered U.S. policy towards China, the rise of China, and future prospects for U.S.-China relations.

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The US-Asia Institute and Schwarzman Scholars present Cultivating Young Leaders and Building Bridges in China: Schwarzman Scholars, Hopkins-Nanjing, and the US-China Relationship With remarks by Robert Garris, Director of Global Admissions & Strategic Initiatives, Schwarzman Scholars Kara Abramson, Director, Hopkins-Nanjing Center Washington Office Dan Markus, Director, China Center, US Chamber of Commerce Moderated by Rachel MacKnight, Vice...

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The second China 101 session, U.S.-China Trade Disputes: Conflict or Compromise, featured speaker Wayne Morrison, a specialist on Asian trade and finance issues at the Congressional Research Service. Mr. Morrison covered the historical and contemporary economic trends in China, as well as U.S.-China commercial relations under the Trump administration.  

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The first China 101 session of 2018, Understanding China, features Robert Daly, the Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the U.S. Daly uses a historical lens to analyze oscillating U.S.-China relations and both countries’ changing positions in a multilateral world.

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The 117th Congressional Staff Delegation to China, organized by the US-Asia Institute and the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA) visited Beijing, Nanjing, and Guilin from May 25th to June 3rd, 2018. Welcome back!

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USAI Program Assistants Evan Lum, Susan Radov, Tsedal Teshome and Emily Ye host table at an Embassy showcase in the Rayburn foyer to introduce USAI’s work to Congressional staff.

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The US-Asia Institute, in conjunction with the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN, presented the second session of ASEAN 101, ASEAN’s Integrated Economic Partnership and Economic Outlook. The session provided an introduction to ASEAN’s economic potential and trends, and forecast for the coming year given by Dr. Rafael Frankel, Vice President of BowerGroupAsia. Dr. Pek Koon Heng,...

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ASEAN: One Vision, One Identity, One Community with Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy A historic overview of ASEAN and what implications ASEAN has for the region given by Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, former Ambassador to China, Singapore, and Indonesia, and founding Director Emeritus at the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. Thursday,...

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USAI hosts a reception to celebrate the 116th Congressional Staff Delegation to China with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA). USAI was honored to welcome a delegation of visitors from CPIFA as our special guests, led by Ambassador ZHAO Weiping, Vice President, CPIFA. Reunion Reception: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:30-8:30 pm Location: US-Asia Institute...

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On Friday morning, May 11th, USAI welcomed a delegation of visitors from Tibet. This breakfast brought together Congressional staff from DC and government officials from Tibet. The Americans had a chance to learn about Tibet’s geography, agricultural products, travel and demography. They were eager to learn more about Tibet’s political and cultural landscape from those who actually...

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