The 2nd Xiangshan Forum was held in Beijing from October 24-26, 2008, under the theme of “International Security Cooperation and Asia-Pacific Security”. The forum was attended by 23 delegates from 12 foreign countries like America, Russia, Great Britain, France, Sweden, Norway, Japan, South Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand and Singapore. These delegates came on behalf of 19 well-known research institutions from around the world. 18 delegates from within China and the PLA as well as 23 scholars from the AMS participated in all the activities on the agenda. Ma Xiaotian, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the PLA, Liu Chengjun, President of the AMS, An Min, Vice President of the Association for Relations across the Taiwan Strait, spoke at the forum, addressing the issues of international security and military cooperation, deepening practical cooperation in non-traditional security and cooperation across the Taiwan Strait.