In his new book, America Second, Isaac Stone Fish traces the evolution of the Chinese Communist Party’s influence network in the United States. America Second explains how US businesspeople, politicians, and others have grown dependent on China; how that dependence influences the United States; and how the United States can counter that influence without descending into xenophobia, racism, or paranoia.
Isaac Stone Fish is the founder and CEO of Strategy Risks, a Washington Post Global Opinions contributing columnist, and a visiting fellow at the Atlantic Council. He was Asia Editor for Foreign Policy Magazine and Newsweek’s Beijing correspondent.
This book talk will be moderated by Jacques deLisle, Director of FPRI’s Asia Program.
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Isaac Stone Fish - Isaac Stone Fish is the author of America Second, which came out in mid-February from Knopf. He is the founder and CEO of the research firm Strategy Risks, which quantifies corporate exposure to China. He is also a Washington Post Global Opinions contributing columnist, a contributor to CBSN, an adjunct at NYU's Center for Global Affairs, a visiting fellow at the Atlantic Council, and a columnist on China risk at Barron's.
Jacques deLisle - Jacques deLisle is the Director of the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is also the 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.