Category Archives for East Asia

Replacing Hard Power With Soft Power: The U.S.’ New Approach to East Asia

March 9, 2015 Speakers: Claudia Rosett, Journalist-in-Residence, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Shihoko Goto, Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Woodrow Wilson Center Since the end of World War II, U.S. engagement in East Asia has been largely defined by … Continue reading

09. March 2015 by Will Houstoun
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NATO’s Challenge: Maintaining a Tactical Advantage in a Rapidly Changing Security Landscape

January 30, 2015 Host: Center for a New American Security Speakers: General Jean-Paul Palomeros, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, NATO Honorable Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense While the past decade has been largely defined by sustained … Continue reading

30. January 2015 by Will Houstoun
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The Political Challenges Facing Economic Opportunity

 November 5, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Speakers: Mr. Charles Freeman III, Nonresident Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center Mr. Malcolm R. Lee, Nonresident Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center In many ways, political policies – particularly in … Continue reading

05. November 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Demanding Democracy: What to Expect in Hong Kong and the Mainland

October 9, 2014 Host: The Foreign Policy Initiative Speakers: David Feith, The Wall Street Journal Asia Ellen Bork, Foreign Policy Initiative, Hong Kong Now in their second week of protest, demonstrators in Honk Kong are doing more than standing up … Continue reading

10. October 2014 by Will Houstoun
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The Power of the Mekong & the Fight for Resources in Southeast Asia

October 8, 2014 Host: The Stimson Center Speakers: Dr. Richard Cronin, Director of Southeast Asia Program, Stimson Center Dr. Yongmin Bian, Visiting Researcher, Georgetown University Law Center Ms. Courtney Weatherby, Research Associate, Stimson Center For much of the past decade, … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by Will Houstoun
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The Pivot Within Asia: Japan – India Relations

September 11, 2014 Host: The Woodrow Wilson Center Speakers: Dr. Makoto Kojima, Professor, Takushoku University Dr. Pratap Mehta, President, Centre for Policy Research Dr. Satoru Nagao, Associate, Gakushuin University History has always been an important part of East Asian politics … Continue reading

12. September 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Tokyo’s Challenge: Striking a Balance Between East and West

September 9,2014 Host: The Stimson Center Speaker: Dr. Yoko Hirose, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University It is no secret that the balance of power is quickly changing in Asia. Over the past decade, China, the Republic of Korea (ROK), … Continue reading

10. September 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Reaching New Levels of Cooperation, Coordination, and Capabilities in Asia

September 8, 2014 Host: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Speaker: Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy In the words of Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the U.S. Navy is dictated by a “presence mandate;” that is a … Continue reading

08. September 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Balancing Nuclear Ambitions on the Korean Peninsula

July 29, 2014 Host: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace & the Korean Economic Institute Speaker: Dr. Park Jin, Executive President, Asia Future Institute In a somewhat ironic twist, it is the Republic of Korea (the ROK, aka. South Korea), not … Continue reading

31. July 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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