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June 2018

Implications of DPRK Diplomacy for Taiwan

On June 19, NBR and Sigur Center for Asian Studies in George Washington University held a roundtable discussion on implications of DPRK diplomacy for Taiwan.

March 2018

Gorton Center Discussion Series: International Trade: Urban-Rural Divide

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center held a panel discussion with Hon. Gary Locke and Congressman Dan Newhouse on the impact of international trade, and its relevant policies, on the urban/rural divide nationally and in Washington State.

February 2018

Russia-China Relations: What It Means for U.S. Strategy

On February 27, 2018, the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA), the National Bureau of Asian Research, and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation held an informational briefing to provide staff with an understanding of the motivations for and potential obstacles to cooperation between Russia and China, and the implications of this emerging relationship to the United States.

February 2018

Making the KORUS FTA Sing: Briefing on U.S. Trade with South Korea

On February 14, 2018, the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and Korea Foundation hosted an informational briefing for staff with experts on U.S. trade with South Korea. Speakers discussed the state of trade relations between the countries, including the KORUS Free Trade Agreement and recent U.S. tariffs on Korean goods, and answered questions from staff.

January 2018

Stability through Unity: The Vital Role of the U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateral Relationship

On January 29, 2018, the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA) and The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) held an informational briefing on the trilateral relationship between the United States and its key allies in Northeast Asia, Japan and South Korea.

January 2018

U.S.-China Dynamics: Legislative Implications for 2018

On January 25, 2018, the National Bureau of Asian Research and US-China Business Council in conjunction with the Senate U.S.-China Working Group presented a Senate staff roundtable Discussion on " U.S.-China Dynamics: Legislative Implications for 2018."

January 2018

The Context for Power in Asia: Foreign Military Strategies and U.S. Responses

This briefing marked the launch of Strategic Asia 2017–18: Power, Ideas, and Military Strategy in the Asia-Pacific, the latest volume in NBR’s annual Strategic Asia series.

January 2018

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Statespersonship from the Governor's Mansion - A New Role for the States?

The Gorton Center held its fifth annual Statespersonship series luncheon in conjunction with the William D. Ruckelshaus Center on Monday, January 16, 2018. A bipartisan panel of former Washington governors to discuss their views and personal experiences in governing the state, and how the balance of power and leadership between state governments and the federal government may be changing.

January 2018

Symposium to Honor the Legacy of Senator Slade Gorton

In honor of Senator Slade Gorton's lifetime of service to the people of Washington State and to celebrate Senator Gorton's 90th birthday, the Washington State Attorney General's Office and the University of Washington School of Law hosted a symposium to highlight the Senator's career in public service.

December 2017

China's Growing Energy and Geopolitical Impact in Xi Jinping's New Era

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, NBR hosted a public panel discussion on “China’s Growing Energy and Geopolitical Impact in Xi Jinping’s New Era.”

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