“China Rising or Falling? What Does this Mean for Us?” — Gordon Chang
Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World (Random House, 2006) and The Coming Collapse of China (Random House, 2001). He now blogs at Commentary magazine's site, www.contentions.org. He 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 Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the International Herald Tribune, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, Forbes, and Barron's. He has spoken at 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 to 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, and Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia. Chang has appeared before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission and has delivered to the Commission a report on the future of China¡¦s economy. The Adda B. Bozeman Lecture in International Relations is sponsored by the Adda Bozeman Chair in International Relations at Sarah Lawrence College.