Asia Program

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Taiwan's Party Realignment and Its Impact on Washington-Taipei-Beijing Relations

October 04, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
June Teufel Dreyer, University of Miami;Yu-long Ling, Franklin College;John Copper, Rhodes College;Joseph Fewsmith, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Military Modernization in Strategic Asia

September 29, 2005 // 8:30am2:30pm
Stephen J. Blank, professor of Russian national security studies, US Army War College; Richard J. Ellings, president, National Bureau of Asian Research; Aaron L. Friedberg, professor of politics and international affairs, Princeton University; Robert M. Hathaway, director, Asia program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Christopher W. Hughes, senior research fellow and deputy director, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick; Kimberly Marten, associate professor of political science, Barnard College; Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow, Brookings Institution; Jonathan D. Pollack, professor of Asian and Pacific studies, U.S. Naval War College; David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; Sheldon W. Simon, professor of political science, Arizona State University; Michael D. Swaine, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Ashley J. Tellis, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Hunger and Human Rights: The Politics of Famine in North Korea

September 26, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Andrew Natsios, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development;Marcus Noland, Institute for International Economics;Gordon Flake, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
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Emerging Pandemic: Costs and Consequences of an Avian Influenza Outbreak

September 19, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Nearly four decades have passed since the world last saw an influenza pandemic, many believe we are long overdue for another. Dr. Michael Osterholm and Helen Branswell mark the inauguration of the Global Health Initiative.
Webcast

Book Launch: Energy and Security: Toward a New Foreign Policy Strategy

September 12, 2005 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Experts launch new Kennan Institute book. Video is available.

Afghanistan's Emerging Health Portrait: A Dialogue with Afghanistan's Minister of Public Health

August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.

The Asian Diplomatic Process

August 03, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Kishan S. Rana, Public Policy Scholar, The Wilson Center; former Indian Ambassador; and Professor Emeritus, Foreign Service Institute (New Delhi)

Doing Business in China

July 25, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
J. Stapleton Roy, managing director, Kissinger and Associates, Inc.;John Frisbie, president, U.S-China Business Council;Jerome A. Cohen, partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Audry Li, partner, Concord & Partners, Shanghai;Nicholas Howson, University of Michigan Law School;Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan;Roy Sheldon, former vice president & director, Staff Operations for Emerging Markets, ITT Industries;Kurt Reisenberg, managing director, Corporate Executive Board;Alisha Morgan, practice manager, Corporate Executive Board;Steven Xiang, managing partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Shanghai;Clarence Kwan, national managing partner, U.S./Chinese Services Group, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Iran-China Relations

July 14, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Bijan Khajehpour, Atieh Bahar Consulting, Tehran, Iran; John W. Garver, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology.This event is cosponsored with the Asia Program.

Military, Inc.: The Political Economy of Militarization in Pakistan

June 21, 2005 // 10:00am12:00pm
Ayesha Siddiqa, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar; Itty Abraham, Social Science Research Council;James C. Mulvenon, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis

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