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The Military Dimensions of the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis

August 22, 2022 • 9:30 – 11:00 am EDT

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Following U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, China has initiated unprecedented military exercises surrounding Taiwan, leading some experts to call this the beginning of the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis. As we watch the military activities unfold, how is the PLA using force against Taiwan, and what are the larger strategic implications?

On Monday, August 22 from 9:30 am – 11:00 am ET, join the CSIS China Power Project for a discussion of the military dimensions of the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis. The conversation will feature Dr. M. Taylor Fravel, Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science and Director of the Security Studies Program at MIT; Ms. Cristina Garafola, Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation; Ms. Kathrin Hille, Greater China Correspondent at Financial Times; Mr. Roderick Lee, Director of Research at the China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI) at Air University; and Dr. Christopher Twomey, Associate Professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Bonny Lin, Director of the China Power Project and Senior Fellow for Asian Security at CSIS.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Bonny Lin
Director, China Power Project and Senior Fellow, Asian Security
Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science; Director, Security Studies Program, MIT

Roderick Lee

Director of Research, China Aerospace Studies Institute (CASI), Air University
Associate Professor, Department of National Security Affairs. Naval Postgraduate School