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Fireside Chat w/Dr. Jonathan D.T. Ward

June 27 @ 10:30 am 11:45 am America/DC

Please join BENS Chairman, Mark Gerencser for an important conversation with Dr. Jonathan D. T.  Ward, Author, China’s Vision of Victory and The Decisive Decade. This discussion will focus on US-China global competition.

Jonathan Ward is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute where he conducts work on US-China policy, with a focus on economics.

Dr. Ward has been studying China, Russia, and India for nearly 20 years since his undergraduate studies in Russian and Chinese language at Columbia University. He is the author of The Decisive Decade: American Grand Strategy for Triumph Over China, which focuses on revitalizing US and allied economic power, the role of major corporations and financial institutions in US national security, and the return to peace through strength. Dr. Ward is also the author of China’s Vision of Victory, a guide to the Chinese government’s global grand strategy. The Financial Times called China’s Vision of Victory “one of the first books to make the explicit argument for containment of China by the West” and the National Interest described it as “primed to serve as a defining pocket guide for Washington’s new cold warriors in the years to come.” Dr. Ward’s work on China was publicly commended at the White House during the signing ceremony of the US-China Phase One Trade Deal.

Dr. Ward earned his PhD in China-India relations at the University of Oxford, utilizing Chinese-language archives that the Chinese Communist Party has since closed to the world. He lived and traveled globally for over a decade, including in China, India, Russia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where he learned Russian, Chinese, Spanish, and Syrian and Egyptian Arabic, among other languages. As a subject matter expert, he has been an advisor to the US Department of Defense on Chinese long-term strategy and has briefed US government audiences including at US Strategic Command, US Indo-Pacific Command, the US Department of Commerce, the US Defense Intelligence Agency, US Space Force STARCOM, and the Strategy Division of the US Naval Staff. He is also a graduate of the Oxford Chicago Valuation Programme, a joint program in corporate finance and valuation taught by the University of Oxford’s Said Business School and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.  Through his strategy consulting company, Atlas Organization, Dr. Ward helps Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions understand US-China global competition, improve their risk assessments on China, and build new global strategies that can withstand historic geopolitical change. He has advised leading American corporations in the technology, manufacturing, finance, and other strategic sectors, and he has briefed market leaders in the defense, aerospace, technology, financial services, telecommunications, automotive, maritime, and industrial sectors on Chinese strategy and US-China competition.

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Washington, DC 20005 United States

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