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Top Diplomats Gather to Discuss U.S.-Asia Policy in the Next Administration


Top past and present U.S. diplomats to Asia, including:

  • Dr. Kurt Campbell, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs (June 2009 – Present);
  • Former assistant secretaries of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs:
    • Ambassador Christopher Hill (April 8, 2005 – April 20, 2009);
    • Ambassador Winston Lord (April 23, 1993 – February 18, 1997); and
    • Ambassador Richard Solomon (June 23, 1989 – July 10, 1992).

This panel discussion will be moderated by Professor Victor Cha, director of the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown's Walsh School of Foreign Service and member of the National Security Council (2004-2007).

WHAT: This event will feature a rare collection of America's top past and present diplomats on Asia stretching from the George H.W. Bush administration to the Barack Obama administration. Our distinguished panelists will engage each other in a discussion on the Obama administration's record in Asia and the challenges and tasks for the future.
WHEN: Thursday, November 1 at 4 p.m. (doors open at 3:30 p.m.)
WHERE: Gaston Hall – 3rd Floor of Healy Hall
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
Asian Studies Program, Walsh School of Foreign Service
Office of the President
COVERAGE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rachel Pugh
Rob Mathis


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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