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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.”

December 2017

Roundtable: Japan and the Retreat of the American World Order

On December 5, 2017, the Kenneth B. and Anne H.H. Pyle Center for Northeast Asia Studies hosted a private roundtable discussion in Seattle attended by a select group of scholars, business leaders, diplomats, and military officers.

November 2017

Managing Strategic Competition in Asia

On November 15, 2017, NBR held a discussion on developing U.S. national security strategies for the Asia Pacific to mark the release of the seventeenth volume in the Strategic Asia series: Strategic Asia 2017-18: Power, Ideas, and Military Strategy in the Asia-Pacific.

July 2017

Nontraditional Security Concerns in Southeast Asia

NBR convened a roundtable discussion on July 20, 2017, in our Washington, D.C., office with the goal of highlighting less commonly discussed security concerns and areas for potential U.S. engagement.

June 2017

A New Era in U.S.-Korea Relations? What to Expect from the Trump-Moon Summit

On June 26, 2017, NBR and the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA) held a timely, informational briefing regarding the upcoming June 29-30 meeting between President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-In of the Republic of Korea (South Korea).

June 2017

Sino-U.S. Trade and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

This briefing provided congressional staffers with an understanding of changes to the trade relationship as well as details on the economic and strategic drivers of the Belt and Road Initiative and offered recommendations on how Congress might respond to these changes.

June 2017

2017 Energy Security Workshop

On June 7, 2017, NBR and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars co-hosted NBR’s thirteenth annual Energy Security Workshop, “Asia’s Energy Security and China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative."

May 2017

Gorton Center Discussion Series Presents: Immigration Policy and Practice in Seattle and Puget Sound

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center held a panel discussion with Microsoft, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project to discuss what the future of immigration policy looks like on a local and state-wide scale from corporate and non-profit perspectives in Washington State.

May 2017

U.S.-China-Korea Dynamics: Crafting Policies in the Moonshine Period

On May 24, 2017, a staff briefing on "U.S.-China-Korea Dynamics: Crafting Policies in the Moonshine Period" was hosted by NBR and the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in conjunction with the Congressional U.S.-China Working Group at Rayburn House Office Building.

May 2017

Gorton Center Discussion Series: International Trade and Environmental Sustainability in the 21st Century

The Slade Gorton International Policy Center invites you to join us for a panel discussion with former Ambassador to China, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and former Governor of Washington Gary Locke, and Bill Bryant, former Seattle Port Commission President, former candidate for Governor of Washington in 2016, and CEO and President of Bryant Christie Inc.

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