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China’s Pursuit of a New Asia-Pacific Security Architecture and Implications for U.S.-China Relations

April 5, 2016 @ 17:30 - 18:30


Join us Tuesday, April 5 at 5:30 at CSIS for a talk (in Chinese) by Dr. Zhexin (Tiger) Zhang, visiting fellow at the Freeman Chair, CSIS, on “China’s Pursuit of a New Asia-Pacific Security Architecture and Implications for U.S.-China Relations.”

Amid growing tensions over territorial disputes and increasingly confrontational security postures, Chinese leaders have been advocating for a new Asia-Pacific security architecture. What exactly is this architecture? Does it symbolize China’s growing ambition for regional hegemony or is it ultimately a response to America’s rebalance to Asia? What is China’s vision of such an architecture and how is it going to achieve it? What does this mean for U.S.-China relations?

This is clearly an important and timely event. We will also be announcing some new AMS initiatives at this event, so 不见不散!

About Dr. Zhang Zhexin

Dr. Zhang is a research fellow at the Center for Asia-Pacific Studies, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), and a non-resident fellow at the Charhar Institute of China. He received his doctorate from Fudan University in 2008 majoring in international politics. His research focuses on East Asian geopolitics, U.S.-China relations, and China’s diplomacy. He is Executive Coeditor of the China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies and an editorial board member of the Journal of Political Marketing. He is the translator of two books and author of dozens of journal articles and book chapters.


April 5, 2016
17:30 - 18:30
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Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC, DC 20036 United States


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