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CASI Hosts Adm (Ret) Locklear at China Town Hall

Ft McNair, Washington D.C. -- The China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI) Joins NCUSR's Nationwide Live Event on China, October 9 at 16:30 at National Defense University.

   Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will talk to audiences (webcast) in 100+ locations across the United States during the 12th annual CHINA Town Hall on October 9. The two-part event, sponsored by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and CASI, features an on-site discussion with retired Admiral Samuel Locklear, former Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, and an interactive webcast discussion and Q&A with Secretary Rice on the complex Sino-American relationship.

   China’s emergence as a global power, its role as a major trade partner amid recent frictions, and its potential as a collaborator on key U.S. global policy initiatives ensure that U.S.-China relations will affect the lives of all Americans. CHINA Town Hall will help audiences around the country understand the challenges and opportunities of what has been characterized as the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st century.

   Condoleezza Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. She also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001 to 2005, the first woman to hold the position. Secretary Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, and professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates, LLC.

   Admiral Samuel Locklear retired from the US Navy after serving with distinction for over 39 years, including 15 years of service as a Flag Officer. During his significant tenure as a four star, Admiral Locklear lead at the highest levels serving as Commander U.S. Pacific Command, Commander U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, and Commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command. Admiral Locklear is a 1977 graduate of the US Naval Academy and is the recipient of numerous awards and decorations including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and decorations from South Korea, the Philippines, Australia and France.

   For over fifty years, the National Committee on United States-China Relations (NCUSCR) has been the leading national, non-partisan, nonprofit public affairs organization devoted to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and Greater China.

   The China Aerospace Studies Institute is a U.S. Air Force research organization with locations at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and National Defense University, Washington D.C.



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