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WACNH Live! American Foreign Policy and China's Great Game

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • www.wacnh.org

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WACNH Live! American Foreign

Policy and China's Great Game

China’s rise to the world’s largest economy cannot be derailed by the United States, but the U.S. will still be a hugely influential actor on the global stage for years to come. America's markets and intellectual capabilities such as technology, research and development, and entrepreneurial sophistication will see to that, but it is also true that China is already the strongest power in the Indo-Pacific, a race that the U.S. has lost. On the other hand, freedom of navigation through the Malacca Strait and in the South China Sea is as important for China as it is for the United States, giving the two great powers no option but to coexist even as they compete. Can the U.S. and China compete, coexist, and avoid sliding into hostilities? This is destined to, and may very well already, be the great game of the 21st Century.

On Tuesday, September 8th at 6pm, join us for our WACNH Live! Fall debut with Foreign Policy Association Fellow, Sarwar Kashmeri, as he lays out his ideas for a fresh American foreign policy to help navigate this new reality. Kashmeri's talk will also be followed by a Q&A.

All questions can be emailed to council@wacnh.org or posted in either of the YouTube or Facebook Live chats before or during the event, so tune in here at wacnh.org and we hope to see you there!

When: Tuesday, September 8th at 6:00 pm

Where: wacnh.org

More About Sarwar Kashmeri


Sarwar Kashmeri is a Fellow with the Foreign Policy Association, and Applied Research Fellow at the Peace & War Center, Norwich University.

He is an author of three books and a current affairs commentator, noted for his expertise on US-EU relations, NATO, and U.S. China relations. A former international businessman, he served as a communications adviser to several Fortune 100 companies and the World Bank, and brings a global business perspective to his work in U.S. foreign policy and national security strategy. He hosts “China in Focus” a series of podcasts on U.S./China relations for the Carnegie Corporation of New York. His latest book, “China’s Grand Strategy; Weaving a New Silk Road to Global Primacy,” was published by Praeger in July 2019. Major launches for the book included the annual meeting of the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington DC (November 7, 2019) where he and former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel introduced the book, and at the annual World Affairs Forum in New York (September 25, 2019) where he appeared with Ambassador João Vale de Almeida of Portugal, head of the EU delegation to the United Nations. The book is the Centennial publication of the Foreign Policy Association, New York.

He served a 4 year term as non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC, and lives in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Kashmeri earned a BS in Aerospace Engineering and an MS in Engineering from Saint Louis University.

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