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Tuesday January 10, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EST
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The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
 

 
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Celeste Simon
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach
(561) 374-2858
celeste@worldaffairspalmbeach.org 
 

China's Secret Strategy to Replace  America as a Global Power

Join Us on  Tuesday January 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM at The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room with Dr. Michael Pillsbury

Dr. Michael Pillsbury  will discuss the future of U.S./ China relations

Speaker Profile:

Dr. Michael Pillsbury is Senior Fellow and Director of Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute,  Since 2004 he has been  a consultant at the U.S. Department of Defense. His  current book, published in 2015, is  "The Hundred Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy to Replace America  as a Global Power"Born in California in 1945, Michael Pillsbury was educated at Stanford University (B.A. in History with Honors in Social Thought) and Columbia University (M.A., Ph.D.). Major academic advisers to Pillsbury at Columbia were Zbigniew Brzezinski and Michel Oksenberg, who later played key roles in the Jimmy Carter administration on policy toward both China and Afghanistan. Pillsbury studied the art and practice of bureaucratic politics with Roger Hilsman, President John Kennedy's intelligence director at the State Department and the author of Politics Of Policy Making In Defense and Foreign Affairs. At Stanford, Pillsbury's academic mentor was Mark Mancall, author of two books on the influence of ancient traditions on Chinese foreign policy.

In 1969-1970 Michael Pillsbury was the Assistant Political Affairs Officer at the United Nations. From 1971-72, he was a doctoral dissertation Fellow for the National Science Foundation in Taiwan, and in 1973-1977, Pillsbury was an analyst at the Social Science Department at RAND. In 1978, Pillsbury was a research fellow at the Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. During the Reagan administration, Dr. Pillsbury was the Assistant Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Planning and responsible for implementation of the program of covert aid known as the Reagan Doctrine. In 1975-76, while an analyst at the RAND Corporation, Michael Pillsbury published articles in Foreign Policy and International Security recommending that the United States establish intelligence and military ties with China. The proposal, publicly commended by Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger, and James Schlesinger, later became US policy during the Carter and Reagan administrations.   Dr. Pillsbury is  fluent  in Mandarin.  


Registration and Reception: 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The speaker program: 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Members are free.  
Guests $35.00 Paid 24 Hours in Advance or $40.00  at the Door.

Celeste Simon
President, World Affairs Council of Palm Beach
561-374-2858