TRO hosts lunch talk on nature of China’s behaviour and its implications for Taiwan

TRO hosts lunch talk on nature of China’s behaviour and its implications for Taiwan

 

On 5 November, the TRO held a lunch discussion about the nature of China’s behaviour and its implications for Taiwan, featuring talks from Dr Robert Wang, Senior Associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Professor Kerry Brown, Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College London (KCL). The event covered the vigorous public debate over the US's China policy which emerged following the publication of an open letter to President Trump titled "China is not an enemy" from former US Ambassador to China Stapleton Roy and former Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton. Dr Wang and Professor Brown analysed of the challenges posed by China's behaviour, the wider context of China's rise over the last few decades as well as its impact on Taiwan and global politics. Attendees included representatives from the diplomatic corps in London, experts and researchers from think tanks, former British government officials and members of the UK press.