China and East Asia

A Political-Economic Conflict Seminar and Panel

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Description


China has massively altered the strategic calculations of every nation on the perimeter of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Despite the rise of the Chinese state as a global economic power and political force, there is no doubt that China faces numerous existential challenges that are often misunderstood by the West.

This program will address in detail the current historical changes sweeping through China and East Asia and address, through discussions with a group of experts, the security challenges facing the United Sates Department of Defense in the coming years.

 

Format


This one-day program is broadcast live from the Capitol Hill Club and streamed via YouTube (or other available platforms) to military bases and personnel around the world. The program will feature a minimum of four presentations in the morning followed by an open panel discussion in the afternoon. Questions from the attendees will be fielded by the program moderator via “chat.”

 

Topics


  • North Korea: Disruption or Opportunity on the Korean Peninsula
  • China’s Fundamental Challenge to the Global Order
  • U.S.-China Relations: Perilous Past, Dangerous Present
  • Japan and China: Destined for Confrontation?
  • Changing American Perceptions of China and the New Strategic Alternatives
  • Is China’s Monopoly on the New Silk Road Coming to an End?
  • China’s Economic Performance—A Reality Check
  • The Evolution of Chinese Commercial Interests in African Markets
  • China and Asia in the Post-COVID World
  • China, India, and Africa: A Strategic Triangle of Conflict
  • The Push and Pull of U.S. China Trade
  • China’s Demographic Challenges in the Middle East

 

Great opportunity for immersion in current events with experts with viewpoints based on deep academic study, history, etc., which informs a deeper understanding of the public policy debates.

K.K., Air Force • Enterprise Perspective Seminar April 2014

Excellent overview of an incredibly important subject given world events and a new administration. Great insights. Great speakers. Well done!

G.G., Air Force • Transnational Issues Seminar April 2017

End-to-end, an amazing group of speakers, with most diverse backgrounds. I could listen to each of the speakers for hours on end. Their collective knowledge is truly incredible.

M. Chi, Defense Acquisition University - San Diego

Fantastic program; great approach to the group in providing interesting/informative, though-provoking information. The day has been well worth my time.

P.Z., Joint Enabling Capabilities Command • Professional Development Course February 2017

Really Outstanding, will highly recommend to others. Highly professional, thoughtful and experienced classmates greatly added to my positive experience in this class.

W. Smith, Pentagon