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Global Tipping Points: The US, China, and Their Global Strategic Competition

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Global Tipping Points:

The US, China, and Their Global

Strategic Competition

On Wednesday, March 24th at 6pm, join us for the first installment of our Spring Global Tipping Points speaker series, The US, China, and Their Global Strategic Competition! Tune in as Bonnie Glasersenior adviser for Asia and the director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), discusses the U.S.-Chinese strategic competition on the global stage to wield influence over systems, countries, and more. From the US's interest in continuing the liberal world order, to the Belt and Road Initiative, the South China Sea, vaccine diplomacy, there are many areas where these two countries will compete. Should the US allow China to be the regional hegemon? Does China have aims of taking over the mantle of global leadership? Glaser will shed light on these issues and questions during this intriguing event.

Following Glaser's opening remarks, a moderated Question and Answer session will be held. All questions can be emailed to, posted in either of the YouTube or Facebook Live chats, or the messenger app on our website. Tune in to the Council website for this virtual event at and we hope to see you there!

When: Wednesday, March 24th from 6 - 7pm


About Bonnie Glaser

Bonnie S. Glaser is a senior adviser for Asia and the director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), where she works on issues related to Asia-Pacific security with a focus on Chinese foreign and security policy. She is concomitantly a nonresident fellow with the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, and a senior associate with the Pacific Forum. Ms. Glaser has worked for more than three decades at the intersection of Asia-Pacific geopolitics and U.S. policy. From 2008 to mid-2015, she was a senior adviser with the CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies, and from 2003 to 2008, she was a senior associate in the CSIS International Security Program. Prior to joining CSIS, she served as a consultant for various U.S. government offices, including the Departments of Defense and State.

Ms. Glaser has published widely in academic and policy journals, including the Washington QuarterlyChina QuarterlyAsian SurveyInternational SecurityContemporary Southeast AsiaAmerican Foreign Policy InterestsFar Eastern Economic Review, and Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, as well as in leading newspapers such as the New York Times and International Herald Tribune and in various edited volumes on Asian security. She is also a regular contributor to the Pacific Forum web journal Comparative Connections.

She is currently a board member of the U.S. Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific and a member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. She served as a member of the Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board China Panel in 1997. Ms. Glaser received her B.A. in political science from Boston University and her M.A. with concentrations in international economics and Chinese studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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