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Dr. Yao Yunzhu - China-US Military Relations: From Partners to Competitors?

The US-Asia Law Institute, in collaboration with the China-U.S. Exchange Foundation and NYU’s Office of the Provost, invite you to join us for the 2018 China-U.S. Forum at NYU, an evening with Dr. Yao Yunzhu, a retired Major General of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Director Emeritus of the Center on China-American Defense Relations, and a senior advisor to the China Association of Military Science.

Among the highest ranking women in the Chinese military, Dr Yao joined the PLA in 1970. She holds an M.A. from the PLA’s Foreign Languages Institute and a Ph.D. in Military Science from the Academy of Military Science. She is a prominent military analyst, and has published and translated numerous books and articles on military and security issues.

Dr. Yao will speak on the subject “China-America Military Relations: From Partners to Competitors?”, then engage in a wide-ranging conversation with Jeffrey Lehman, Vice Chancellor of NYU Shanghai, and Daniel Russel,U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2013 to 2017, and the Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute.

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Earlier Event: November 5
Asia Law Weekly: Bruce Aronson
Later Event: November 7
Asia Law Weekly: Sherry Broder