Dean Steinberg meets with Republic of China president

Photos5-conference-keynote-speech.pngOn August 25, James B. Steinberg, Dean of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, provided the keynote address for the 2015 ROC (Taiwan)-US-Japan Trilateral Security Dialogue in Taipei.  Dean Steinberg spoke on “Shared Trilateral (US – Taiwan – Japan) Security Interests in East Asia.”

The dialogue included lawmakers from Taiwan and the United States, as well as international experts and scholars from Japan, Australia, India, Indonesia, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines and the US, to discuss security and economic issues.

The event was co-organized by the Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Chinese Council of Advanced Policy Studies in Taipei, the Heritage Foundation, and the Japan Institute of International Affairs.

During his time in Taiwan, Steinberg met with President Ma Ying-Jeou, other Taiwanese government officials and with representatives from the two country’s major political parties.  He exchanged views with them on a variety of issues related to U.S.-Taiwan relations. The meeting was also featured on the website of the Office of the President. 09/02/15

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Republic of China’s President, Ma Ying-Jeou, left, shakes hands with Syracuse University’s Dean of the Maxwell School and former US deputy secretary of state James Steinberg at the opening of the Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Security Dialogue in Taipei.
Photo Credit: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times