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The Internet of Threats: Asian Hackers and US Cybersecurity Policy

The Internet of Threats: Asian Hackers and US Cybersecurity Policy TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 10-11:30 a.m. US-Asia Institute   Recent breaches of cybersecurity protocol at Sony, Anthem, and other companies have caused concern and raised alarms on Capitol Hill. In the past year, attacks have hit both governmental and private sector targets. The relatively new nature of cyber-warfare on US
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US-China Educational Exchange: A Tool for Soft Power?

US-China Educational Exchange: A Tool for Soft Power? WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 10-11:30 a.m. US-Asia Institute   Harvard University’s Joseph Nye first coined the term “soft power” to describe the ability to attract and co-opt rather than coerce, use force, or give money as means of persuasion. It is the underlying theory behind governments’ public diplomacy efforts. One of the
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Deal Making in China: What Your Constituents Need to Know

A CAPITOL HILL FORUM Deal Making in China: What Your Constituents Need To Know WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015 8:00-9:30 a.m. 2103 Rayburn House Office Building  (Breakfast will be served)   Frustration tends to characterize most American businessmen and others who seek to successfully work with China. When it comes to deal-making in China, the challenge of mutual understanding is great.
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Drugs Past, Present and Future: Drug-Free ASEAN 2015?

Drugs Past, Present and Future: Drug-Free ASEAN 2015? Wednesday December 10th, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. US-Asia Institute Speakers: Dr. Vanda Felbab-Brown, the Brookings Institution; Mr. Saroj Thanasunti, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Thailand Moderator: Liana Rosen, Congressional Research Service   In the past many Southeast Asian countries have had extensive problems with drug trafficking and production.
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