China after Ukraine: War in an Era of Accelerating Deglobalization with Gordon G. Chang

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With the Ukraine war, we have just passed an historic inflection point, transitioning from a period of general peace to one of continual turbulence. In a turbulent world, where the skies and seas are no longer considered safe, trade will decline as countries "onshore" to avoid war risk. A trade-dependent China will perhaps be the world's biggest victim of deglobalization.

Gordon G. Chang '73, J.D. '76 is the author of The Great U.S.-China Tech War and Losing South Korea, booklets released by Encounter Books. His previous books are Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World and The Coming Collapse of China, both from Random House.

Chang lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades, most recently in Shanghai, as Counsel to the American law firm Paul Weiss and earlier in Hong Kong as Partner in the international law firm Baker & McKenzie.  

His writings on China and North Korea have appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe National Interest, The American ConservativeCommentaryNational Review, Barron's, and The Daily Beast. He is a columnist at Newsweek and writes regularly for The Hill.   

He has spoken at Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, Yale, and other universities and at The Brookings Institution, The Heritage Foundation, the Cato Institute, RAND, the American Enterprise Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations, and other institutions.  He has given briefings at the National Intelligence Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, the State Department, and the Pentagon.  He has also spoken before industry and investor groups including Bloomberg, Sanford Bernstein, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia.  Chang has appeared before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.    

Chang has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, the BBC, and Bloomberg Television. He is a regular co-host and guest on The John Batchelor Show. 

Outside the United States he has spoken in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, The Hague, London, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver. He served two terms as a trustee of Cornell University.

6:00pm reception; 6:30pm lecture, gratis. Advance registrations required. Members and one guest per member are invited to dine at The Club with the speaker following the lecture. Please click here to access the post program dinner registration page.