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Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War with China

02/25/19 | 7:00pm

Symphony Space

2537 Broadway Map

212-864-5400

$12 and up


25-02-2019 12:00:00 25-02-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War with China | 7:00pm President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surpass the United States as the world's next techonomic superpower. But between the trade war with the U.S., the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, and an array of domestic challenges, are China's goals outpacing its capacity? Or is China building and investing in strategic partnerships that will push the country toward global dominance? Staged in our "Unresolved" format, this debate brings together five foreign policy luminaries to tackle pressing questions, including: Do Chinese military innovations threaten U.S. dominance? Will the next Silicon Valley be in China? And will the U.S. and China both lose the trade war? PANELISTS: Ian Bremmer, Founder & President, Eurasia Group Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestExec & Fmr. U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Parag Khanna, Founder & Managing Partner, FutureMap Susan Thornton, Senior Fellow, Yale University Paul Tsai China Center & Fmr. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=350184 Symphony Space Symphony Space

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President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surpass the United States as the world's next techonomic superpower. But between the trade war with the U.S., the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, and an array of domestic challenges, are China's goals outpacing its capacity? Or is China building and investing in strategic partnerships that will push the country toward global dominance? Staged in our "Unresolved" format, this debate brings together five foreign policy luminaries to tackle pressing questions, including: Do Chinese military innovations threaten U.S. dominance? Will the next Silicon Valley be in China? And will the U.S. and China both lose the trade war? PANELISTS: Ian Bremmer, Founder & President, Eurasia Group Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestExec & Fmr. U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Parag Khanna, Founder & Managing Partner, FutureMap Susan Thornton, Senior Fellow, Yale University Paul Tsai China Center & Fmr. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

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