Archive for October, 2008

Capitol Hill Forum: National People’s Congress Staff Delegation

Staff members from various committees of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) gathered for a roundtable forum at USAI to ask questions to staff from the U.S. Congress about the 2008 presidential election less than a week before the historical event took place. Moderated by USAI President Ben Wu, the dialogue consisted of both Republican and Democratic representatives. Speakers Mr.
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Hong Kong’s New Youth Forum

Less than a week before the 2008 presidential election, US-Asia Institute President Ben Wu addressed about twenty college students from the Hong Kong Political Training Program who were visiting the U.S. for the program’s 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Study Tour. When asked who they would vote for in the election if they could, the majority of the students chose then-Senator
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Capitol Hill Forum: Foreign Policy and the U.S.-China Relationship

In a small, personalized off-the-record briefing, Mr. Dianzhong Shen, Director of the Institute of Sociology at Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, had the opportunity to ask a number of questions to Congressional staff members from both the Democratic and Republican parties regarding this year’s presidential election. Congressional staff members offered their personal views on issues ranging from the war in
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