The “It’s Not About China” Speech
Posted on Thursday February 7 2013
During February’s Forum talk, Michael Pillsbury made frequent reference to a speech by Deputy Secretary of State Ash Carter that set out the official slant on the US’s rebalancing posture. As he pointed out, the speech says at several instances that the new policy is “not about China,” in spite of the fact that it obvious is. It also demonstrates just what it is about our positioning that so infuriates the Chinese. Judge for yourself: Click to read the original Ashton Carter speech, The U.S. Strategic Rebalance to Asia: A Defense Perspective
Stephen Walt on His Forum Experience
Posted on Thursday August 9 2012
We often write about our speakers after they appear at the Forum, but Steve Walt is the first one to write about us after speaking. Click here for his latest Foreign Policy article.
Posted on Friday January 9 2009
A membership application is now online as a PDF document. You may download it, print it, and mail it to the address on the form.