PLA Executive Education Course

March 31 is the deadline to apply for the Spring Session of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Executive Education Course, to be held April 12–14, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Chad Sbragia, former deputy assistant secretary of defense for China, serves as the senior mentor for the course, which explores the history, strategic culture, and impact of China’s PLA as an increasingly global actor.

Chad Sbragia



Securing Taiwan: Assessing Defense Priorities and Challenges

Watch this discussion with Admiral Philip S. Davidson, former Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, followed by a panel with Kitsch Liao, Tiffany Ma, and Jim Schoff on Taiwan’s defense needs and capabilities and the role that the United States and Japan can play in supporting Taiwan’s defense and deterring conflict in the Taiwan Strait.

Expert Spotlight

Jonathan Greenert

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert

John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies


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Energy Security

Energy on the Hill: Changing Energy Landscapes in the Indo-Pacific

Event Video
Washington, D.C.
Dec 1, 2022

Minilateralism in the Indo-Pacific: An Effective Approach for Deterrence?

Event Video
Virtual Event
Nov 17, 2022
Digital Transformation

Leading a Competitive and Resilient Indo-Pacific Digital Transformation

Event Summary
Virtual Event
Oct 13, 2022

President’s Circle

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President's Circle

“America’s Indo-Pacific Security Priorities” with Ely Ratner

Event Summary
Virtual Event
Jan 26, 2023
President's Circle

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

Event Summary
Washington, D.C. & Virtual
Jun 21, 2022

Chairman’s Council

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Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Sir John Sawers

Event Summary
Virtual Event
Feb 15, 2023
Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Eric Heginbotham

Event Summary
Virtual Event
Oct 19, 2022
Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Admiral John Aquilino

Event Summary
Sep 26, 2022


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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
Podcast | May 27, 2022
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
Podcast Series

Emily de La Bruyère, Nigel Cory, Samantha Hoffman, Greg Levesque, Doug Strub, Karen M. Sutter, and Matt Turpin
Podcast Series | Apr 8, 2022