Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Hon Richard C Bush
Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies
The Brookings Institution
China: The Straits Issues and Peace
Outlook in the Northeast Asia
The ICAS Lectures
September 27, 2005 Tuesday
4:30 PM Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Jon M Huntsman Hall, Room G50
We are pleased to share with you that Richard C Bush will address "China:
The Straits Issues and Peace Outlook in the Northeast Asia" [The ICAS Lectures No 2005-0927-RCB]
at the University of Pennsylvania on September 27, 2005.
Richard Bush is a Senior
Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Director of its Center for Northeast Asian
Policy Studies (CNAPS). CNAPS is a center for research, analysis, and debate to
enhance policy development on the pressing political, economic, and security issues
facing Northeast Asia and U.S. interests in the region.
Richard came to Brookings
in July 2002, after serving almost five years as the Chairman and Managing Director
of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the mechanism through which the United
States Government conducts substantive relations with Taiwan in the absence of diplomatic
He began his professional career in 1977 with the China Council of
The Asia Society. In July 1983 he became a staff consultant on the House Foreign
Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs. In January 1993 Richard
moved up to the full committee, where he worked on Asia issues and served as liaison
with Democratic Members. In July 1995, Richard became National Intelligence Officer
for East Asia and a member of the National Intelligence Council (NIC), which coordinates
the analytic work of the intelligence committee. He left the NIC in September 1997
to become head of AIT.
Richard received his undergraduate education at Lawrence
University in Appleton, Wisconsin. He did his graduate work in political science
at Columbia University, getting an M.A. in 1973 and his Ph.D. in 1978. Richard is
the author of a number of articles on U.S. relations with China and Taiwan, of At
Cross Purposes, a book of essays on the history of America's relations with Taiwan
published in March 2004 by M. E. Sharpe, and Untying the Knot, a book on cross-Strait
relations, published by the Brookings Institution Press in July 2005.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President