In the NewsAug 3, 2022
Drun joins Jim Sciutto on CNN to discuss Speaker Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan
On August 3, 2022, Global China Hub fellow Jessica Drun was featured on CNN discussing Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan. “What is important to focus on is to back the words that Pelosi said with action,” Drun tells Jim Sciutto, CNN Anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent. More about our expert
Jessica Drun is a nonresident fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub. She was previously a non-resident fellow at the Project 2049 Institute and a China analyst at SOS International’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis. She has also held positions at the National Bureau of Asian Research, the National Defense University, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Jessica specializes in cross-Strait relations, Taiwan domestic politics, and US-Taiwan relations and regularly provides commentary and analysis on these issues. She has been quoted in The New York Times, The Guardian, BBC Chinese, and the Associated Press and her work has been published in Foreign Policy, the Jamestown Foundation’s China Brief, and the Diplomat. She graduated with an MA in Asian Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 2015 and an AB in International Affairs from the University of Georgia in 2011. She spent a year abroad in Taiwan as a 2014-15 Boren National Security Fellow. Jessica is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and conversational in Min Nan Chinese.