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September 2016

Addressing Challenges in the Maritime Commons

On September 26, NBR’s John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security hosted a panel discussion on global maritime security issues moderated by Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert (ret.), former U. S. Chief of Naval Operations. Read a summary and listen to full audio.

July 2016

2016 Energy Security Workshop

On Friday, July 8, the National Bureau of Asian Research and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars co-hosted NBR’s twelfth annual Energy Security Workshop, “'Oil and Gas for Asia' Revisited: Asia’s Energy Security amid Global Market Change."

June 2016

Approaching Critical Mass: Asia's Multipolar Nuclear Future

On Wednesday, June 29, NBR held a launch event for the new NBR Special Report "Approaching Critical Mass: Asia's Multipolar Nuclear Future" by Matthew Kroenig.

June 2016

2016 Pacific Energy Summit

The 2016 Pacific Energy Summit, “Sustainable Futures: Energy and Environmental Security in Times of Transition,” was held in Singapore from June 22 to 24.

May 2016

Strengthening Climate and Cleaner Energy Partnerships

NBR and KEEI presented "Strengthening Climate and Cleaner Energy Partnerships: The Next Phase of U.S.-ROK Cooperation" on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

May 2016

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration of Senator Slade Gorton saving the Seattle Mariners

The 25th Anniversary Celebration of Senator Slade Gorton saving the Seattle Mariners was a fundraising event hosted by the Seattle Mariners to honor Senator Gorton, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center, and U.S.–Japan cooperation. The event took place on May 12, 2016, at Safeco Field.

May 2016

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: U.S.-China Environmental Engagement

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us on May 5 for a panel discussion on the rise, impact, and goals of environmental engagement between China and the United States, particularly in the state of Washington.

April 2016

U.S.-China Relations: From Strategic Domains to the International System

On April 19, 2016, NBR held a conference in Washington, D.C., convening leading experts, including top scholars and former officials from the United States and China, who addressed the potential for conflict and cooperation along some of the most critical issues on the horizon of U.S.-China relations.

April 2016

Navigating Unsettled Waters: Introducing the Maritime Awareness Project

NBR President Richard J. Ellings, along with Admiral Dennis Blair (ret.) (Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA), and Taylor Fravel (MIT), led a conference focused on the South China Sea as well as broader security concerns in the maritime domain. The event featured a keynote from Vice Admiral Robert L. Thomas, Jr. (Director, Navy Staff, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations) and leading maritime experts from the United States and the Asia-Pacific region.

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