April 23, Roundtable Discussion and Luncheon on "U.S.-China Relations:
Past and Present", National Press Club, Washington DC
The first morning panel on "The Beginning of New Relations: Dr. Kissingerís
Secret Mission to China in 1971" was moderated by William Gleysteen,
Jr., Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, and featured John Holdridge,
Former Assistant Secretary of State, East Asia and the Pacific and
Richard Solomon, President, U.S. Institute of Peace. The second morning
panel on "U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan: Implications to U.S.-China Relations"
was moderated by Chas W. Freeman, Jr., Co-chair, USCPF, and featured
Kurt Campbell, Senior Vice President and Director, International Studies,
CSIS and Bates Gill, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Northeast
Asian Policy, The Brookings Institution. The luncheon speakers were
Yang Jiechi, P.R.C. Ambassador to the United States and J. Stapleton
Roy, Former U.S. Ambassador to the China.