Main Line Briefings

A Fight to the Top: Rising Tensions with China

September 30, 2020 | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

About the Event

FPRI has once again teamed up with Dr. John Nagl to kick off our series of Main Line Briefings on global affairs. Dr. Nagl is a Senior Fellow with FPRI’s National Security Program and a member of FPRI Board of Advisors. A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, Dr. Nagl was part of the writing team that produced the U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual. Dr. Nagl will draw on FPRI’s vast network of scholars and outside experts to highlight their voices and insight on world affairs, global engagement and foreign policy.  This series is co-Chaired by James Gately, John Piasecki, and Eileen Rosenau. In this month’s installment, Dr. Nagl will host FPRI’s Asia Program Director Jacques deLisle on China’s increasing military and economic aggression.


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John A. Nagl

John A. Nagl - Dr. John Nagl, a member of FPRI’s Board of Advisors and is also a Senior Fellow in the Program on National Security, is the Ninth Headmaster of The Haverford School. ; Speakers

Jacques deLisle

Jacques deLisle - Jacques deLisle is Director of FPRI’s Asia Program, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania. ; Speaker