Event Recap Jul 28, 2022
Former US Defense Secretary Esper’s five-point plan for Taiwan to deter China
By Katherine Walla
The island must “make the first move” in shoring up its defenses and protecting its national security, said former US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper at the Atlantic Council.
Report Jul 28, 2022
Cooperation with China: Challenges and opportunities
By Michael Schuman, David O. Shullman
Cooperation with China should focus on areas where our interests still align and where we can keep Beijing grounded in the international system. Like-minded allies and partners must pair such efforts with commitments to defend against China’s violations of international norms, impose costs on irresponsible behavior, and strengthen themselves and current global institutions to compete effectively and uphold liberal values.
Econographics Jul 26, 2022
Slow growth exacerbates China’s financial stability risks
By Hung Tran
China’s slowing growth, if left unchecked, will threaten its small- and medium-sized banks. This “Achilles’ heel” of its banking system will be further weakened by spreading problems in the property sector.
The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Asia Security Initiative equips the transatlantic community to “pivot” to the Asia-Pacific and to position the Atlantic Council to serve as the essential link between high-level transatlantic and Asian leaders and thinkers