Goals. An institutionalized forum for informal and sustained interaction among the new generation of young Chinese and American security experts, the Sino-American Security Dialogue
(SASD) seeks to foster creative solutions to pressing bilateral security
Retreats (held alternatively in
the U.S. and China)
SASD 2002, on
Deterrence in U.S. - China Relations, was held at
Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado in May 2002.
SASD 2003, on
and US-China Relations in the 21st Century: Power Transitions
and the Question of 'Revisionism', was held in
October 2003 outside of Beijing near the Great Wall.
SASD 2004, on
Domestic Politics and US-China Relations,
held in June 2004 at The Mershon Center for Security Studies in Columbus, Ohio.
SASD 2005, on
US-China Relations and the Emerging the East Asian Security Order, was held June 17-19 outside of Shanghai.
SASD 2006, on US-China Relations and the Security Dilemma in the Taiwan Strait, was held May 30–June 1, 2006 at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
SASD 2007, on "Energy Security, the Developing World, and US-China Relations," was held in May 2007 in Norman, Oklahoma.
SASD 2008, on US-China Relations and the Middle East, will be held May 24-25 in the Huangshan Mountains of Anhui, China.