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

Sponsored by the Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies,
The Kissinger Institute on China and the United States and
the Sigur Center for Asian Studies

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
4:00pm - 6:00pm
The School of Media and Public Affairs, Room B07
805 21st Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20052

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The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies and at the George Washington University cordially invite you to attend a panel discussion on the Pentagon's AirSeaBattle Concept, a new system that will intensify the strategic atmosphere in the Pacific. For a detailed analysis of ASB, please refer to this paper, recently published in the Yale Journal of International Affairs.

The discussion will be moderated by Ed McCord, Director of the Sigur Center and Associate Professor of International Affairs at GW. Panlelists will include:

Amitai Etzioni, University Professor and Professor of International Affairs, GW

Stapleton Roy, former U.S. Ambassador to China

T.X. Hammes, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, NDU

This event is open to the public and the press, and will be taped; a discussion will follow the panel.

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