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    Sino-American security relations under stress: Taiwan and North Korea

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    Date(s) - 03/09/2004
    10:00 am - 11:30 am


    Italian Embassy Cultural Office


    2, San Li Tun Dong Er Jie, Beijing, China


    +86 10 8532 7600



    Entrance Fee

    WHEN: Friday, September 03, 10:00 a.m.
    WHERE: Italian Cultural Center. Sanlitun Dongsanjie, off East Third Ring Road, three blocks south of Dongzhimenwai Dajie
    (Please bring along personal ID for verification by security at the entrance

    Please join the FCCC Speaker event with Professor Rick Baum on “sino-american security relations under stress: taiwan and north korea”.
    It will deal with the impact of the recent escalation of cross-strait tensions on the six-party talks on n. korean nuclear disarmament, with emphasis on the domestic political factors driving the parties’ behavior.

    Richard Baum is Professor of Political Science at UCLA and Director of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies. He specializes in the study of contemporary Chinese politics, political economy, and foreign relations. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and was a founding member of the China Council of the Asia Society. Throughout his career he has been a consultant to numerous public and private organizations, including the White House (Bush 41), the Rand Corporation, the United Nations, and the CIA. Professor Baum has written and edited eight books, including Burying Mao: Chinese Politics in the Age of Deng Xiaoping (Princeton U. Press, 1996). His! current research focuses on the domestic political consequences of China’s increasing global interdependence, the prospects for Chinese political reform, and the dynamics of conflict and cooperation in the Taiwan Strait. In addition to his academic pursuits, he is the founder and list manager of Chinapol, the world’s largest Internet special interest group for professional China watchers.