On April 7th, GVI and the CNA jointly held a video conference under the framework of Dialogue Series on China-U.S. relations, with the theme of the Possibility of China-US Conflict in the Taiwan Strait and Crisis Management.
David M. Finkelstein, Vice president at CNA, Director of CNA’s China & Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division, was the moderator.
The panelists were followed:
ZHANG Tuosheng, Director of Academic Committee, Grandview Institution
YAO Yunzhu, Major General (Retired), Academic Committee Member, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University; Senior Advisor, China Association of Military Sciences; Director Emeritus, Center on China-America Relations, Academy of Military Sciences
JIA Qingguo, Member of the Standing Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Former Dean, School of International Studies Peking University
LI Chen, Associate Professor, Assistant Dean & Director of Center for International Security and Strategy, School of International Studies, Renmin University
David Keegan, adjunct lecturer in the Chinese Studies Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
RADM (Ret.) Michael McDevitt, Senior fellow in the CNA China & Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division
Jeffrey Becker, CNA’s Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Program
Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise, Deputy director of the CNA China & Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division, Director of the China Studies Program
Bernard Cole, Professor at the National War College in Washington, DC
Ryan Loomis, Research Analyst at CNA
Elizabeth Barrett, Project Manager, China and Indo-Pacific Security Affairs
The panelists discussed 3 topics including has the positions and policies of the U.S. and China towards Taiwan straits issue changed? What are the implications of the crisis in Ukraine for the Taiwan situation? And the possibility of military conflict between China and the United States on the Taiwan issue.