Monday, November 10, 2008 | 12:00 AM EST - 12:00 AM EST

The National Committee will host a roundtable discussion with Professor Cui Liru, president of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Research (CICIR), and his colleagues, on Monday afternoon, November 10. Professor Cui and his colleagues are interested in the foreign policy of the new U.S. administration, particularly regarding China, the Middle East, South Korea, and the DPRK.

CICIR is a Beijing-based think tank that specializes in strategic, political, economic and security studies, country and regional studies, and China’s relations with other countries. Professor Cui’s fields include U.S.-China relations, China’s regional outlook and other issues.

The bios of Professor Cui and his colleagues can be found under the “CICIR Bios” link to the right.

The roundtable will take place at the National Committee office from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Please RSVP to (  by noon on Friday, November 7.