China and the U.S.: The Balance of Power

Officers of China's People's Liberation Army training for a parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War Two, in Beijing, China, August 22, 2015

Officers of China's People's Liberation Army training for a parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War Two, in Beijing, China, August 22, 2015

Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Date:

November 2, 2015

Time:

4:30 p.m. – Doors open
4:45 p.m. – Program

Location:

Mansions on Fifth
5105 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Program

The United States and China have strong economic and diplomatic ties. But over the past two decades, as China's economy has strengthened, so has its military. The balance of power with the U.S. is shifting. Join East Asian security expert Eric Heginbotham for a discussion about China's ambitions and their implications for U.S. interests in Asia.

Eric Heginbotham

Senior Political Scientist at RAND; Professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School; Lead Author, The U.S.-China Military Scorecard: Forces, Geography, and the Evolving Balance of Power 1996–2017

Further Inquiries

This event is by invitation only. Contact PGHEvents@rand.org.