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5th Annual China 101 Series for Congressional Staff

With the U.S. rebalance to Asia and increased global attention turned to the region, U.S. policies and interactions with China are of greater consequence than ever before. In order to emphasize the importance of the dynamic U.S.-China relationship, the US-Asia Institute partners with the U.S. House and U.S. Senate U.S.-China Working Groups to sponsor the 5th Annual China 101 Series.
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Preserving the Past While Preparing for the Future: Thailand’s Strategy for Sustainable Development

The US-Asia Institute, in conjunction with the Royal Thai Embassy is pleased to host speaker Mr. Geoffrey Longfellow’s: An informative discourse on past, present and future sustainable development initiatives in Thailand. WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 11:00 A.M.-12:15 P.M. WHERE: US-Asia Institute, 232 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC 20003 Lunch will be served SUMMARY Sustainable Development was initiated to help generate
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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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