After a year-long sabbatical where he spent a significant amount of time in Asia and abroad, Professor Christensen returns with newfound insight and analysis on China's foreign relations since the financial crisis.
A conversation between J. Stapleton Roy ’56, former Ambassador to Singapore, China, & Indonesia, Career Diplomat, Woodrow Wilson Medalist, Director, Kissinger Institute on China & the United States, and Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80, former Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, Director of Foreign Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department, currently Bert G.
China's official foreign policy continues to reiterate policies first enunciated by Deng Xiaoping, but a cacophany of voices and views is ever more apparent within China. This seminar will explore some of the alternative visions of Chinese foreign policy; assess their potential effects on policy making; and weigh some of their possible implications for US-China relations.
Commercial ties between Mainland China and Taiwan have grown dramatically in the last 30 years. This talk will examine these economic links within the larger political context of grand strategy as it plays out in the cross-strait relationship.
Bonnie Glaser is a senior fellow with the CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies, where she works on issues related to Chinese foreign and security policy. Ms. Glaser has written extensively on Chinese threat perceptions and views of the strategic environment, China’s foreign policy, Sino-U.S. relations, U.S.-China military ties, cross-strait relations, Chinese assessments of the Korean peninsula, and Chinese perspectives on missile defense and multilateral security in Asia.
Ambassador Thomas Graham and Mr. William Fork will discuss China’s nuclear energy policy and its plans to export civil nuclear facilities within the decade as part of its national energy strategy.
What’s behind China’s curious response to developments on the Korean Peninsula over the past year, including North Korea’s sinking of a South Korean warship and attack on a South Korean island? Has China’s policy towards the Korean Peninsula changed and, if so, what are the implications for the United States? After incidents that brought the Peninsula to the brink of war and after months of crossed signals between Washington and Beijing, did the recent summit between Presidents Obama and Hu put the U.S. and China back on the same page on North Korea?
Student organization, Global China Connection, will host its first annual conference.
David Shear, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State will speak upon U.S.-China Relations and East Asia.
What is China really doing in Africa? How do they do it, and what does the rise of China mean for Africa's development options? Professor Brautigam examines the conventional wisdom and the surprising realities of China in Africa.