Asia and the Pacific
On Wednesday, June 26th the Truman National
Security Project and the Center for National
Policy hosted a public event discussing
international conflict in the global commons.
Center for National Policy President Scott
Bates moderated a conversation between experts
David Brown, Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, and
Yeh-chung Lu surrounding aviation, cyberspace,
and maritime issues in the global arena with a
particular focus on the Asia region. The panel
was complimented by remarks from Congressmen
Shimkus, Congressman Royce, and Congressman
Aug 21, 2012
In 2012, elections in the United States and
Taiwan, along with the leadership transition in
the PRC will all take place in less than a
year’s time. What are the prospects for
continuity and change in the complex triangle
that is the US-PRC-Taiwan relationship?
May 23, 2012
China's rapid expansion into new energy markets
represents a critical international development
at the nexus of politics, commerce, and
security. CNP President, Scott Bates, Steve
LeVine, Dr. Charles Ebinger and Carter Page
discussed the geopolitical implications of
China's global pursuit of energy sources.
May 16, 2012
The United States is in the process of
"rebalancing" to Asia. To date, it has not
published a military strategy in support of
that balancing. CNP President, Scott Bates, Dr.
T.X. Hammes and CDR Bryan McGrath (ret.)
debated a suitable strategy that might
sufficiently deter China, assure our allies,
and ensure the ability to terminate a conflict
on acceptable terms.