Virtual Meeting

Council Special Report: The United States, China, and Taiwan—A Strategy to Prevent War

Friday, March 12, 2021
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Speakers

Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations; Coauthor, The United States, China, and Taiwan: A Strategy to Prevent War, Council Special Report

White Burkett Miller Professor of History and Miller Center Wilson Newman Professor of Governance, University of Virginia; Coauthor, The United States, China, and Taiwan: A Strategy to Prevent War, Council Special Report; CFR Member

Presider

Senior Policy Analyst, China Program, United States Institute of Peace; CFR Term Member

In the Council Special Report The United States, China, and Taiwan: A Strategy to Prevent War, authors Ambassador Robert Blackwill and Philip Zelikow warn that “Taiwan is becoming the most dangerous flashpoint in the world for a possible war that involves the United States, China, and probably other major powers.” The authors urge the Biden administration to consider a strategy that includes affirming that it will not change Taiwan's status, working with allies to challenge Chinese military moves against Taiwan, and planning for the disruption and mobilization that could follow a wider war. 

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