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Friday, December 19, 2014

WHEN: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT:  Brookings Institution Discussion on "China’s Reemergence as a Great Power: Comparing American and Japanese Perspectives" 
Speakers: Welcome and Introduction: Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institute.  Full speaker list and agenda.
WHERE: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
CONTACT:  202-797-6105 or events@brookings.edu ; web site: www.brookings.edu
SOURCE:  Brookings – event announcement


WHEN: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
WHAT:  U.S. Institute of Peace Discussion – "Diplomacy in Conflict: Improving on Special Envoys".
Speakers: Ambassador Princeton Lyman, Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace, former Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan; Ambassador Robert M. Beecroft, former OSCE Chief of Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina; Ambassador Dan Kurtzer, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel; David Abramowitz, Vice President of Policy and Government Relations, Humanity United.  Moderated by Tom Perriello, Former Congressman (D-VA5) and leader of the State Department’s Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review.
WHERE:  U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC
CONTACT: Allison Sturma, asturma@usip.org, 202-429-3869; web site: http://www.usip.org
SOURCE:  U.S. Institute of Peace – event announcement


WHEN: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT:  Brookings Institution Panel Discussion – "Military Health Care Reform, Compensation Policy and the Defense Budget"  
Speakers: 
Keynote: Robert F. Hale, Former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), U.S. Department of Defense.  Moderated by Michael E. O'Hanlon, Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Director of Research, Foreign Policy. Panelists: Henry J. Aaron, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Jack Mayer, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton; Alice M. Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and Carla Tighe Murray, Senior Analyst, Congressional Budget Office.
WHERE: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
CONTACT:  202-797-6105 or events@brookings.edu ; web site: www.brookings.edu
SOURCE:  Brookings – event announcement