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Indian Politics and the U.S.-India Strategic Relationship

Former ambassador Tim Roemer explores the significance of recent Indian political developments, both domestically and for India’s complex and dynamic relationship with the United States.

U.S.-China Relations: Challenges for the 114th Congress

Charles Freeman III (Brookings Institution and Center for Strategic and International Studies) addresses key issues in the U.S.-China relationship and identifies specific actions that the 114th Congress can take to address them.

Human Rights in East Asia and the 114th Congress

Frank Jannuzi (Mansfield Foundation) addresses human rights issues in East Asia and identifies actions that the 114th Congress can take to address them.

China’s Energy Hedging Strategy: Less Than Meets the Eye for Russian Gas Pipelines

Amy Myers Jaffe, Kenneth Medlock III, and Meghan O’Sullivan argue that, despite the rhetoric, Russia’s pivot to Asia is unlikely to result in a grand energy-based strategic alliance between China and Russia.

Capitol Hill Discussion on India’s IP and Innovation Policies

On Thursday, March 26, NBR will convene a public discussion in Washington, D.C. examining India’s environment for innovation and recommendations for public policy in the United States, India, and other countries. Learn more and RSVP.

Making India an Attractive Investment Destination

In this paper, Pravakar Sahoo (Delhi University) examines India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) policies and highlights challenges for foreign investors and the efforts that the Modi government has taken to improve its policies.


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How the 114th Congress Can Advance Trade across the Pacific

Derek Scissors (American Enterprise Institute) addresses four sets of trade challenges facing the 114th Congress and identifies specific actions Congress can take to address them.

Cyber Cooperation in Northeast Asia

James Lewis (Center for Strategic and International Studies) examines the current status of cyber cooperation in Northeast Asia and assesses the political and security implications for U.S. foreign policy.

Reshaping the Rebalance: How the 114th Congress Can Advance U.S. Asia Strategy

Van Jackson (Center for a New American Security and Council on Foreign Relations)addresses three strategic challenges facing U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific and identifies specific actions the 114th Congress can take to address them.

China’s New Silk Road

Launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013, China’s initiative to build a Silk Road economic belt signals a new era of integration between China and its Central Asian neighbors in support of Beijing’s growing regional influence. Nadège Rolland (NBR) examines the economic and strategic prospects for the initiative.

Myanmar’s Peace Process

Gum San Nsang, president of Kachin Alliance, discusses the current status of negotiations and explains what ethnics groups hope to achieve through the process. He argues that both the Myanmar government and military must commit to substantial institutional and political reforms in order to generate credibility for the difficult peace negotiations.

House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hearing

On February 26, NBR Senior Vice President Abraham M. Denmark testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific at the hearing "Across the Other Pond: U.S. Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia Pacific."

Sri Lanka’s Election: A New Path Forward

President Maithripala Sirisena’s surprise electoral victory has led to a re-evaluation of Sri Lanka’s political environment. Nilanthi Samaranayake (CNA Corporation) provides insight into the significance of Sri Lanka’s change in leadership and assesses the potential impact on the country’s relationships with major regional powers.

2014 Pacific Energy Summit Report: Charting the Course to a Secure and Cleaner Energy Future

The 2014 Pacific Energy Summit convened key stakeholders from around the world in Seoul, South Korea, to explore what is needed to pursue complementary energy and environmental strategies and work towards achieving the goal of a cleaner and more abundant energy future. Learn more and read the Summit Report.




2015 Pacific Energy Summit


STRENGTHENING MARKETS FOR ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY

The 2015 Summit will be held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from May 27 to 29. The Summit will convene an exclusive group of 200 leaders from government, business, and research organizations to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and a changing climate.


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STRATEGIC ASIA 2014-15

U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power

Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power examines the trajectories of U.S. alliance and partner relationships in the Indo-Pacific in light of the region’s shifting strategic landscape.


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