Category Archives for Economics

The Political Aspects of an Iranian Nuclear Deal

July 21, 2014 Host: The Woodrow Wilson Center Speakers: Robert S. Litwak, Director, International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center In theory, it should be easy for Iran, the U.S., and other member of the P5+1 to reach a nuclear deal. … Continue reading

21. July 2014 by Will Houstoun
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New Energy Supplies are leading to New Partnerships in the Persian Gulf

June 25, 2014 Host: The Woodrow Wilson Center Speakers: Dr. Bijan Khajehpour, Managing Partner, Atieh International It is a well-known secret that there is an ongoing proxy war in the Middle East. In Syria, Iraq, and around the region, the … Continue reading

27. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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China and the U.S.: A New Preeminent Global Relationship

June 9, 2014 Host: The Center for Strategic and International Studies Event: Sino-Russian Relations after the Xi-Putin Summit Speakers: The Honorable Kevin Rudd, 26th Prime Minister of Australia Ambassador Stapleton Roy, Founding Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United … Continue reading

10. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Instability on East Asia’s High Seas

June 3, 2014 Host: The Woodrow Wilson Center Event: The Philippines, Vietnam, and Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea Speakers: Dr. Aileen Baveria, Professor, University of the Philippines Dr. Hoang Anh Tuan, Director-General, Institute of Foreign Policy and Strategic … Continue reading

03. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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A New Approach to U.S.-ROK Relations

June 2, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event: Democratizing and Globalizing U.S. – Korea Relations Speaker: Dr. Katharine Moon, Chair of Korean Studies, Brookings Institution It is no secret that America’s foreign policy focus is changing. After a decade of … Continue reading

02. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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The Makings of a Rivalry or a New Era of Cooperation?

May 28, 2014 Host: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Event: One Year After Sunnylands Speakers: Dr. Yan Xuetong, Dean, Institute of Modern International Relations, Tsinghua University Dr. Sun Xuefeng, Scholar, Tsinghua University Dr. Paul Haenle, Director, Carnegie – Tsinghua … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Will Houstoun
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The Limits of Partnership Between China and Russia

May 5, 2014 Host: Woodrow Wilson Center Event: Russia in East Asia Speakers: Dr. Matthew Ouimet, Office of Analysis for Russia and Eurasia, U.S. Department of State Dr. Alyssa Park, Assistant Professor of Modern Korean History, University of Iowa Russia … Continue reading

05. May 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Beyond a Change in Policy: What Will it Take to Reform China’s Economy?

April 30, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event:  The Future of State Capitalism in China Speaker: Dr. Xu Xiaonian, Professor of Economics and Finance, China Europe International Business School For the past three decades China has been the economic wonder … Continue reading

01. May 2014 by Will Houstoun
Categories: East Asia, Economics, Government | Comments Off

How the Crisis in Ukraine Looks from the Inside

April 29, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event:  Views from the Lands In-Between Speakers: H.E. Archil Gegeshidize, Ambassador of Georgia to the United States H.E. Igor Munteanu, Ambassador of Moldova to the United States H.E. Olexander Motsyk, Ambassador of Ukraine … Continue reading

30. April 2014 by Will Houstoun
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North Korea’s Ever Changing Economy

April 15, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event: Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean Government Speakers: Dr. Sheena Chesnut Greitens, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution For almost a century now, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, aka. North … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by Will Houstoun
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