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Chinese Academy of Sciences headquarters
Perry in Rwanda, 1994.
Xu Kuangdi, CAE President (2002-2010)
Main entrance to Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology, CAS, in Ningbo, Zhejiang
Perry and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Kenneth Bacon and Linda Kozaryn, American Forces Press Service reporter, during a flight to Europe, 1995
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Perry at the National Defense University graduation on Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2008.
Perry at a conference in Stockholm in 2014

The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE, ) is the national academy of the People's Republic of China for engineering.

- Chinese Academy of Engineering

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS; ) is the national academy for the natural sciences of the People's Republic of China.

- Chinese Academy of Sciences

The CAE and the Chinese Academy of Sciences are often referred to together as the "Two Academies".

- Chinese Academy of Engineering

Collectively known as the "Two Academies (两院)" along with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, it functions as the national scientific think tank and academic governing body, providing advisory and appraisal services on issues stemming from the national economy, social development, and science and technology progress.

- Chinese Academy of Sciences

He was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 1970 for contributions to communications theory, radio propagation theory, and computer technology in the design of advanced systems.

- William J. Perry

People's Republic of China: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

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- Chinese Academy of Engineering

United States: The National Academies of the United States include four organisations: the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and the National Research Council (NRC). See also American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Academy of Diplomacy, Academy of American Poets, National Academy of Design.

- National academy

The committee, led by former Secretary of Defense William Perry was charged with the task of identifying "..key engineering challenges for improving life in the 21st century."

- National Academy of Engineering

As a result of NAE's Grand Challenge efforts, three national engineering academies–The National Academy of Engineering of the United States, The Royal Academy of Engineering of the United Kingdom, and the Chinese Academy of Engineering–organized a joint Global Grand Challenges Summit, held in London on March 12–13, 2013.

- National Academy of Engineering

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Academia Sinica

Former Academia Sinica site in Nanjing, currently the Nanjing Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yuan T. Lee, Nobel laureate in Chemistry, academician and former president.
(Left to right) President James C. Liao, president of Taiwan Ing-wen Tsai, and vice president of Taiwan Chien-Jen Chen at the 32nd Convocation Meeting.
Main entrance.
Sih-Fen Brook.
Emblem at the main entrance.
Temple of Earth God.
Logo of Taiwan International Graduate Program
One of the dormitories for TIGP students and their families.
Life Science Road (from right to left: Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Molecular Biology, and Institute of Biological Chemistry).
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology and Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center.
Institute of Information Science.
Institute of Chemistry.
Genomics Research Center.
Institute of Biomedical Sciences.

Academia Sinica (AS, Academia Sinica; ), headquartered in Nangang, Taipei, is the national academy of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

The Chinese Communist Party reorganized the other institutes into the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

National Academy of Medicine

American nonprofit, non-governmental organization.

The National Academy of Medicine is a part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the National Research Council (NRC).

As a national academy, the organization annually elects new members with the help of its current members; the election is based on the members' distinguished and continuing achievements in a relevant field as well as for their willingness to participate actively.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (also known as NASEM or the National Academies) is the collective scientific national academy of the United States.

The name is used interchangeably in two senses: (1) as an umbrella term for its three quasi-independent honorific member organizations the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM); and (2) as the brand for studies and reports issued by the operating arm of the three academies, the National Research Council (NRC).

National Academy of Sciences

United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.

The National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C., 2000
The National Academies' Beckman Conference Center, Irvine, California
Albert Einstein Memorial outside of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C.
The Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C., one of several facilities where the National Academy of Sciences maintains offices

NAS is part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is the United Kingdom's national academy of engineering.

Order of the Rising Sun

Japanese order, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji.

Grand Cordon badge and sash
US Navy Admiral Dennis C. Blair being presented the badge and sash of the order (2002).
Chart depicting all 8 classes of the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun.
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William J. Perry, 2002

Hoover Institution

Nonpartisan American public policy think tank and research institution that promotes personal and economic liberty, free enterprise, and limited government.

Hoover Institution Library and Archives, Stanford University.
30th U.S. President Herbert Hoover and founder of the Hoover Institution.
Former Secretary of States Condoleezza Rice and Rex Tillerson during a public session in the institution's forum.

William J. Perry, former U.S. Secretary of Defense

Commonwealth Club of California

Non-profit, non-partisan educational organization based in Northern California.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaking at the Commonwealth Club in 2013
Actor/director Rob Reiner in conversation with KGO-TV anchor Dan Ashley, 2013
Education advocate Michelle Rhee speaking in 2013
Michelle Meow hosts a panel discussion at the Commonwealth Club in January 2020.

Club members include prominent national leaders like former Secretary of State George Shultz and former Defense Secretary William Perry, as well as citizens from professions such as business, law, medicine, teaching, the arts, technology and journalism.

Nuclear disarmament

Act of reducing or eliminating nuclear weapons.

The peace symbol (☮) was designed by Gerald Holtom in 1958, displaying the letters N and D in flag semaphore, and is the official symbol of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
The mushroom cloud over Hiroshima after the dropping of the atomic bomb nicknamed 'Little Boy' (Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945).
Mushroom-shaped cloud and water column from the underwater nuclear explosion of July 25, 1946, which was part of Operation Crossroads.
November 1951 nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site, from Operation Buster, with a yield of 21 kilotons. It was the first U.S. nuclear field exercise conducted on land; troops shown are 6 mi from the blast.
1952 World Peace Council congress in East Berlin showing Picasso peace dove above the stage
Women Strike for Peace during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962
English version of the Smiling Sun - Symbol of the anti-nuclear movement
Demonstration in Lyon, France, in the 1980s against nuclear weapons tests
On December 12, 1982, 30,000 women held hands around the 6 mi perimeter of the RAF Greenham Common base to protest the decision to site American cruise missiles there.
United States and USSR/Russian nuclear weapons stockpiles, 1945-2014. These numbers include warheads not actively deployed, including those on reserve status or scheduled for dismantlement. Stockpile totals do not necessarily reflect nuclear capabilities since they ignore size, range, type, and delivery mode.
UN Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane, at a 2012 ceremony marking the anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings
Protest against the nuclear arms race between the U.S./NATO and the Soviet Union, in Bonn, West Germany, 1981
Protest against the deployment of Pershing II missiles in Europe, Hague, Netherlands, 1983
UN vote on adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons on July 7, 2017
Anti-nuclear weapons protest march in St. Louis, United States, June 17, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn speaking at the#StopTrident rally at Trafalgar Square on February 27, 2016

Sam Nunn, William Perry, Henry Kissinger, and George Shultz have called upon governments to embrace the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons, and in various op-ed columns have proposed an ambitious program of urgent steps to that end.

Les Aspin

American Democratic Party politician who served as the U.S. representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district from 1971 to 1993 and as the 18th United States Secretary of Defense under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1994.

Official portrait, c. undefined 1993 or 1994
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Les Aspin and President Clinton in at Admiral's Landing as they prepare to visit the USS Arizona Memorial (July 1993)
Speaking aboard USS Roosevelt in 1993
Aspin shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1993
Aspin (right) with Australian foreign minister Gareth Evans in 1993.

Aspin continued to serve as Secretary of Defense until February 3, 1994, when William Perry took office.