Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
"How Asia is Reacting to a Less Dependable United States & More Assertive China" With Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs Daniel R. Russel
World Affairs Council of Orange County presents a public talk and luncheon with former assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs, Daniel R. Russel.
Daniel Russel served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2013-2017 and as a major figure in the Obama Administration’s “pivot to Asia.” He will be joining us to provide insights on:
- The changing relationship of America and China
- The reaction of other countries in the Asia-Pacific Region and how they are adapting to the dynamics between the two super powers.
- How major economic powers such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan view the long-term impact of the changes
- Prospects for the negotiations with North Korea over denuclearization
Daniel Russel served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2013-2017. Prior to his appointment as Assistant Secretary, Mr. Russel was Special Assistant to the President and National Security Senior Staff Director for Asian Affairs. While working at the White House, he was a major figure in the Obama Administration's “pivot towards Asia” strategy. He also represented the Administration in negotiating with North Korea. Currently he is a Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York.
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