Power in the Pacific | GSF 2022: Age of Instability
September 2, 2022 – The continued rise of China has resulted in an increasingly unstable power dynamics in the Pacific. Admiral Dennis Blair discusses the shifting power and security landscape in the Indo-Pacific and their implications for global and regional security concerns. How did China get to this point of economic growth and global and regional influence? What can the U.S. do to manage its competing industrial policy interests with China? And how can the U.S. use its geostrategic leverage, if any, to deter any escalated aggression in the region?
This conversation was part of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s 2022 Global Security Forum: Age of Instability. Learn more at www.gsf22.com.
-Admiral Dennis Blair, U.S. Navy, (Ret.), Former Director of National Intelligence & Former Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command
-Moderator MIDN Jordan Hummel, U.S. Naval Academy
From the war in Ukraine to U.S. Navy readiness, Global Security Forum 2022 focuses on addressing global areas of instability and strategizing for the future. Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley persistently cautions that we are entering a period of global instability. Our expert panelists will delve into our most critical security concerns: from the war in Ukraine, shifting power dynamics in the Pacific and the Taiwan question, to defense innovation in response to global crises. How can our institutions, leaders, and businesses can confront the challenges posed by an uncertain future?
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ADM DENNIS BLAIR, U.S. NAVY (RET.),
Former Director of National Intelligence & Former Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command
MOD. MIDN JORDAN HUMMEL,
U.S. Naval Academy