The Taiwan Question | GSF 2022: Age of Instability
September 22, 2022 – Will China invade Taiwan? What would that mean for us and the global economy? The resurgence of Chinese grey zone operations in and around Taiwanese territory, shifting U.S. policy towards the island, and the conflict in Ukraine have brought the Taiwan question front and center once again in our global security concerns. These panelists bring their respective military strategy and macroeconomic perspectives to answer the big question.
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
-Lt. Gen. Jon Tyson Thomas, USAF (Ret.), Former Deputy Commander, Pacific Air Forces; CEO, Positrenergy Consulting Group, LLC
-Rozlyn Engel, Chief Economic Strategist, The MITRE Corporation
-Moderator Cadet Chase Thatcher, U.S. Air Force 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 confront the challenges posed by an uncertain future?
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LT. GEN. JON TYSON THOMAS, U.S AIR FORCE (RET.),
Former Deputy Commander, Pacific Air Forces;
CEO, Positrenergy Consulting Group, LLC
Chief Economic Strategist, The MITRE Corporation; World Affairs Council of New Jersey
MOD. CDT CHASE THATCHER
U.S. Air Force Academy