The 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress
Implications for the United States and Its Allies

Podcast with Richard J. Ellings and William C. McCahill Jr.
October 25, 2017

NBR’s President Richard J. Ellings sat down with William C. McCahill Jr. on October 25, 2017, to discuss the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and its implications for the United States and its allies. McCahill is a Senior Resident Fellow at NBR.


Richard J. Ellings is President of the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and Affiliate Professor of International Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. NBR is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution whose mission is to inform and strengthen policy in the Asia-Pacific. Co-founder of NBR, he has served as the institution’s Executive Director and sits on the Board of Directors.

William (Bill) McCahill joined NBR as a Senior Resident Fellow in November 2016. He focuses on Chinese domestic politics and policies, and on how those affect foreign investors and businesses in China. His professional experience in China dates from 1976.

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