CHINA IN AFRICA

Studies have also shown that the CCP-ILD focuses on developing party-to-party relations in countries that are useful for China’s economic development, including South Africa (ores, iron, copper, diamonds, and nickel), Angola (oil), Congo (oil), Mozambique (timber), Sudan (oil) and after 2011 South Sudan (where 80% of the oil is concentrated), and Zambia (copper).

Africa

Spotlight

Maritime Awareness Visualization Dashboard

Maritime Assertiveness Visualization Dashboard

The Maritime Assertiveness Visualization Dashboard is an interactive online tool illustrating key findings of the report “Dynamics of Assertiveness in the South China Sea: China, the Philippines, and Vietnam, 1970–2015.” The report draws on qualitative and quantitative data to identify historical trends of assertive behavior between China, the Philippines, and Vietnam and assess the implications for the disputes in the South China Sea.

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Expert Spotlight

Jonathan Greenert

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert

John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies


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China's Challenge

NBR Summer Seminar 2022

Upcoming Seminar
Seattle Jun 20 -
Aug 12, 2022
Climate Change

Framing the Future: U.S.-ROK Tech Cooperation to Achieve Net Zero

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Virtual Event
Jun 14, 2022
China

China Challenge Summit 2022

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Orem, UT & Virtual
Jun 9, 2022

President’s Circle

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President's Circle

“Daring to Struggle: China in the New U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy” with Bates Gill

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Washington, D.C. & Virtual
Jun 21, 2022
President's Circle

“The Current State of Affairs on the Korean Peninsula” with John S. Park

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Virtual Event
May 12, 2022
President's Circle

Bangladesh’s Foreign Policy and the Bay of Bengal Initiative

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Virtual Event
Apr 7, 2022

Chairman’s Council

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Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Ambassador Dan Kritenbrink

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Washington, D.C.
Apr 26, 2022
Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Virtual Event
Mar 2, 2022
Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Admiral John Aquilino

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Virtual Event
Sep 30, 2021

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QUAD

The Evolution of the Quad amid the War in Ukraine
Perspectives from the Four Partners

Hayley Channer, Sheila A. Smith, Alison Szalwinski, and Akriti Vasudeva
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Hong Kong

Under New Management
Hong Kong’s Future under Chief Executive John Lee

Yvonne Chiu and William C. McCahill Jr.
Podcast | May 4, 2022
China's Digital Strategy

China’s Strategic Approach to the Digital Revolution
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Emily de La Bruyère, Nigel Cory, Samantha Hoffman, Greg Levesque, Doug Strub, Karen M. Sutter, and Matt Turpin
Podcast Series | Apr 8, 2022