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    Professor Jonathan Chaves on his new book, Every Rock a Universe

  • Play Video G2 at GW

    G2 at GW, 2013

  • Play Video Korean War Armistice

    The Climate-Wise Development Approach

  • Play Video Korean War Armistice

    David Shambaugh on "China Goes Global: The Partial Power"

  • Play Video Korean War Armistice

    60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

  • Play Video Professor Amitai Etzioni

    Panel Discussion: "Who Authorized Preparations for War with China?"

Professor of Chinese, Jonathan Chaves, talks about his translation of Chinese poet, Wang Hongdu's (1646-1721/1722) classic poems on the Yellow Mountains in an interview with China File

G2 at GW, 2013
GW hosted its sixth annual Conference on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relationship — or the “G2 at GW” — in early November 2013. The conference brought together scholars and practitioners for a full-day discussion of China’s economy as well as its economic relationship with the United States.

The Climate-Wise Development Approach
In February 2013 Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) collaborated with Yangon based NGO, ALARM, to offer a week long pre-training program for 45 mid-level government officials from Burma's line ministries with portfolios most likely to be impacted by climate change.

David Shambaugh on "China Goes Global: The Partial Power"
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a talk by David Shambaugh on his new book China Goes Global. Shambaugh examines China's rise in influence in many realms, but argues that China's impact is broad but not deep. In many areas, Shambaugh says, China punches below its weight.

60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
Associate Professor Gregg Brazinsky discussing the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice on C-Span

Panel Discussion: "Who Authorized Preparations for War with China?"
Professor Amitai Etzioni, Ambassador Stapleton Roy, and T.X. Hammes discuss the Pentagon's AirSeaBattle Concept, a new system that will intensify the strategic atmosphere in the Pacific.

Keynote by Fred Hiatt
Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor from the Washington Post giving the keynote address at Rising Powers Initiative conference, "Japan as a Global Power: Contending Views from Japan."


Recent Publications

book cover: Worldviews of Aspiring Powers

Debates about U.S. foreign policy have revolved around three main traditions--liberal internationalism, realism, and nationalism. In his most recent book, GW Professor Henry R. Nau delves deeply into a fourth foreign policy tradition that he calls "conservative internationalism."» Read more

book cover: Worldviews of Aspiring Powers

Henry R, Nau and Deepa Ollapally identify and track internal foreign policy debates in China, India, Iran, Japan, and Russia in their latest book, “a valuable addition to a growing literature on the connections between domestic politics and foreign policy.” » Read more


bookcover: Tangled Titans

In this paper, Robert G. Sutter, Michael E. Brown, Timothy J. A. Adamson, Mike M. Mochizuki and Deepa Ollapally analyzed the Obama administration’s “pivot” or “rebalance” in U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific region.
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China goes global

In Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China, Professor Edward McCord explores one important consequence of this situation—the increased role of military force in the determination of elite social, political, and economic power, and presents fascinating case studies of the warlords, militia leaders, and military officers who benefited from this.

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