Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Difficult Choices: Taiwan’s Quest for Security and the Good Life—a book talk with Richard Bush

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Difficult Choices: Taiwan’s Quest for Security and the Good Life—a book talk with Richard Bush

June 24, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Asia Program

About the Event

Taiwan has been an economic and democratic success story for decades.  Today, it faces challenges at home—including an aging society and a changing economy—and abroad, including China’s long-term agenda of incorporating Taiwan on terms similar to those applied in Hong Kong, and heavy dependence on the United States for its security.  Richard Bush’s new book, Difficult Choices: Taiwan’s Quest for Security and the Good Life assesses these questions and offers suggestions for Taiwan and U.S. policymakers. Join us for a discussion with the author, moderated by FPRI Asia Program Director Jacques deLisle.



Speakers

Richard C. Bush

Richard C. Bush - Richard C. Bush is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he previously served as Director and was the inaugural Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies.

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.


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