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Engaging Asia 2012: Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii’s 1st district and Senator Slade Gorton, former U.S. Senator from Washington State and NBR Senior Advisor, share a light moment during the conference.

Senator Slade Gorton speaks on the role of Congress in shaping U.S. foreign policy.

Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) speaks on America's intent to strategically rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific and the role of Congress in guiding this shift.

David Bisbee, Office of the United States Trade Representative provides an update on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement negotiations.

Ambassador Mike Moore (Embassy of New Zealand) and Ed Gresser (ProgressiveEconomy) debate the TPP agreement.

Angela Ellard (House Ways and Means Committee) and Meredith Miller (NBR) discuss the view from Congress of the TPP.

Michael Schiffer of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee provides a Congressional perspective on the shift toward the Asia-Pacific.

Nick Bisley (La Trobe University) poses a question during the military rebalancing panel.

Thomas Mahnken (U.S. Naval War College) discusses the force structure and resources needed to strategically rebalance the U.S. toward the Asia-Pacific.

The Brookings Institution’s Mike O’Hanlon examines the rationale behind the U.S. strategic rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific.

Michael Schiffer, Roy Kamphausen (NBR), Michael O’Hanlon, and Thomas Mahnken discuss the needed elements to rebalance America’s military toward the Asia-Pacific.

NBR president Rich Ellings and Engaging Asia panelist Thomas Mahnken continue conversation after the conference.

Learn more about the event and read remarks from Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa on America’s intent to strategically rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific: Engaging Asia 2012.

For more information, contact:

Dan Aum
Associate Director for Government and Media Relations