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Rising Star: China’s New Security Diplomacy

Bates Gill, Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussed Chinese security issues at USC.

February 26, 2007 12:00am

Monday, February 26, 2007, Noon – 1:30 pm
USC Leavey Library Auditorium

Bates Gill holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. He previously served as a Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies and inaugural Director of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution.  He has also directed East Asia programs at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute, Monterey, California and at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, and formerly held the Fei Yiming Chair in Comparative Politics at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Chinese and American Studies, Nanjing, China.

Dr. Gill’s research focuses primarily on Northeast Asian political, foreign policy, and social issues, especially with regard to China.  His current projects focus on U.S.-China-Europe relations, on China’s growing influence in Asian regional affairs, and on China’s challenging domestic policy agenda.

He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of six books, including, Rising Star: China’s New Security Diplomacy (Brookings, 2007), as well as China: The Balance Sheet: What the World Needs to Know Now About the Emerging Superpower (PublicAffairs, 2006), Weathering the Storm: Taiwan, Its Neighbors, and the Asian Financial Crisis (Brookings, 2000), Chinese Arms Acquisitions from Abroad (Oxford, 1994), Arms Trade Transparency in Southeast Asia (Oxford, 1996), and Chinese Arms Transfers (Praeger, 1991).