Beware the Dragon: A Booming China Spells Trouble for America

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

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  • Bill Gertz

    For

    Bill Gertz

    Defense and National Security Reporter for the Washington Times and the Author

  • John J. Mearsheimer

    For

    John J. Mearsheimer

    R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago

  • Michael Pillsbury

    For

    Michael Pillsbury

    Consultant to the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense

  • James McGregor

    Against

    James McGregor

    Key Advisor to both the U.S. and Chinese Governments

  • Daniel H. Rosen

    Against

    Daniel H. Rosen

    The principal of China Strategic Advisory

  • J. Stapleton Roy

    Against

    J. Stapleton Roy

    Career Ambassador

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Bill Gertz

For The Motion

Bill Gertz

Defense and National Security Reporter for the Washington Times and the Author

Bill has written many books, including Enemies: How America ’s Foes Steal Our Vital Secrets—and How We Let It Happen and The China Threat: How the People's Republic Targets America. He is also an analyst for Fox News and has been interviewed on many news programs.

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John J. Mearsheimer

For The Motion

John J. Mearsheimer

R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago

Professor Mearsheimer has taught at the University of Chicago since 1982. He has written extensively about security issues and international politics. He has published three books, including Conventional Deterrence and The Tragedy of Great PowerPolitics.

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Michael Pillsbury

For The Motion

Michael Pillsbury

Consultant to the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense

Michael has advised the Pentagon for more than three decades on subjects such as Asian affairs and long-term defense planning. He spent several years at the Rand Corporation and the National Defense University . Pillsbury has also served on the faculties of UCLA, USC, and Georgetown University , teaching East Asian politics.

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James McGregor

Against The Motion

James McGregor

Key Advisor to both the U.S. and Chinese Governments

A Mandarin speaker, James was the Wall Street Journal's China bureau chief following the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre, the chief executive of Dow Jones' China business operations during much of the 1990s, and a venture-capital investor during China's dotcom boom. McGregor is the author of One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China. He is also a former chairman and governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in China.

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Daniel H. Rosen

Against The Motion

Daniel H. Rosen

The principal of China Strategic Advisory

China Strategic Advisory is a specialized practice helping decision-makers in the public and private sectors analyze and understand commercial, economic and policy trends in China. Daniel is also an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University and a visiting fellow with the Institute for International Economics. As senior advisor for International Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council, he played a managing role in China ’s accession to the World Trade Organization.

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J. Stapleton Roy

Against The Motion

J. Stapleton Roy

Career Ambassador

Roy was promoted in 1996 to the rank of career ambassador, the highest rank in the U.S. Foreign Service. Fluent in Chinese and a specialist in Asian affairs, Ambassador Roy rose to become a three-time ambassador, serving in Singapore, the People's Republic of China, and Indonesia. Roy served as assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Intelligence and Research from 1999 to 2000. He is currently a managing director of Kissinger Associates, Inc.

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