AC SelectsAug 5, 2022
AC Selects: China’s elite politics and overseas voting in Pakistan
Events from week of August 5, 2022 Last week, the Global China Hub hosted Victor Shih, Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego to explore whether Xi Jinping can replicate Mao Zedong’s successful strategy to maintain power. Meanwhile, the South Asia Center and the Muslim American Leadership Alliance convened its experts to discuss […]
In the NewsAug 1, 2022
Kroenig and Ashford debate Speaker Pelosi’s Taiwan trip and strategic ambiguity
On July 29, Foreign Policy published its biweekly "It's Debatable" column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs. In their latest column, they debate Speaker Pelosi's upcoming Taiwan trip, US strategic ambiguity towards China and Taiwan, and the future of Sino-US relations.
AC SelectsJul 29, 2022
AC Selects: Former US Secretary of Defense, Ukraine Minister of Defense, and Siemens CEO talk war in Ukraine
Events from week of July 22 and July 29, 2022 Over the previous two weeks, the Atlantic Council hosted Mark T. Esper, the 27th US Secretary of Defense to discuss the four-day Atlantic Council transatlantic delegation trip to Taiwan, Oleksii Reznikov, Minister of Defense of Ukraine to assess the nature of Russia’s war of aggression […]
New AtlanticistJul 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.