Professor Etel Solingen shared her thoughts to Boston Global Forum (BGF) from Singapore on underlined foundation of China politics and economy.  The BGF Conference focuses on building a Framework for peace and security in the Pacific which was held at Harvard Kennedy School on November 10, 2014. She believed that "openness, inclusive rather than exclusive institutions, shared code of conduct" will help to prevent the threats in the Pacific. She also believed the U.S could play a...

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis and Professor Joseph Nye of Harvard led a Boston Global Forum (BGF) roundtable of noted experts as they created the first draft of “A Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific”, the first in what will be a series of New Pacific Peace Initiatives held at 5 pm, Monday, Nov. 10, at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. On the same date, the BGF was also proud as the Boston South Station name was...

Boston Global Forum is proudly to host its next online-live conference on U.S. - Japan - China relations, focusing on building a Framework for Peace and Security in the Pacific, to be held at: Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM EST, Monday, November 10, 2014 Venue: Room 275, 2nd Floor, Taubman Building, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School Connecting with: Boston, New York, Washington, DC, Tokyo, Singapore through Web Video Conference Moderators: Governor Michael Dukakis –  Co-Founder,...

On September 17, 2014, the former Australia Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, shared his perspective on U.S. - China relations to Boston Global Forum at its conference focusing on building a framework for peace and security in the Pacific. His talk focused into four key areas. The first is the current state of the U.S. - China relationship. Then he talked briefly about what can we learn in the centenary of World War I from the Europeans of the world about how to avoid unnecessary conflagration and...

In the Boston Global Forum Conference on "U.S.-Japan-China Relations" on September 17, 2014, which focuses on building a Framework for peace and security in the Pacific, Professor Joseph Nye said: "If you are growing in hard power in a military or economic capacity the way China has you're likely to frighten your neighbors into coalitions against you. But if you can combine your hard power with soft power of attraction and persuasion you make those coalitions less likely." Watch his talk...