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The Sino-American Security Dialogue

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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 issues.

Annual Retreats (held alternatively in the U.S. and China)
SASD 2002, on Assurance and Deterrence in U.S. - China Relations, was held at Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado in May 2002.
SASD 2003, on 'China's Rise' 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, was 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.

SASD is hosted by the Institute for US-China Issues at the University of Oklahoma.

SASD 2003 Beijing participants