This month’s forum features Amb. Christopher Hill, Dr. Alexandre Mansourov, and Dr. Michael Jenkins with special guest speaker Dr. Michael Pillsbury, Senior Fellow & Director for Chinese Strategy, Hudson Institute; author, The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower. Is it too late to manage China’s ambitions?

Their GNP is three-quarters that of the U.S. and growing three times faster. Some say resisting China only makes it more aggressive, and all eyes are on Taiwan.

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said, “We have to get used to being number two.” Clearly China presents many challenges to the west. Dr. Michael Pillsbury, distinguished defense policy advisor, former high-ranking government official and author of best-selling books about China, sees partial hope in a new piece of legislation, the Pacific Deterrence Initiative.

Please join Dr. Pillsbury and our panel of geopolitical experts in a discussion of China’s vision for its future. This forum will be held on December 7, 2021 at 2 PM EDT, livestreamed on We invite you to join a stimulating discussion among the most informed thinkers on Northeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula.