Norwich News

  • All
  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Athletics News
  • Breaking News
  • Campus Life
  • Faculty News
  • Leadership
  • Norwich In Photos
  • Norwich In The News
  • Norwich In The News
  • Norwich On The Road
  • President's Message
  • Service
  • Special Events
  • Student Experience
  • Student Life
  • Student Success
  • University Publications
  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
  • Norwich Men's & Women's Basketball host the 25th Ed Hockenbury Classic Dec. 2 - 4 in Andrews Hall.

    Norwich Men's & Women's Basketball host the 25th Ed Hockenbury Classic Dec. 2 - 4 in Andrews Hall.

    • Athletics News
  • The 2022 Journal of Peace and War Studies is published by the Norwich's John and Mary Frances Patton Peace & War Center.

    The 2022 Journal of Peace and War Studies is published by the Norwich's John and Mary Frances Patton Peace & War Center.

    • University Publications
  • 'So Much to be Thankful for'

    'So Much to be Thankful for'

    • President's Message
  • Norwich students on Boston Policy Excursion learn about hurricane and disaster preparedness

    Norwich students on Boston Policy Excursion learn about hurricane and disaster preparedness

    • Student Experience
  • President Anarumo featured as part of Dartmouth College's Veterans Day Observances on Thursday, Nov. 10.

    President Anarumo featured as part of Dartmouth College's Veterans Day Observances on Thursday, Nov. 10.

    • Norwich On The Road
  • Norwich University Veterans Day observance to feature Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere.

    Norwich University Veterans Day observance to feature Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere.

    • Special Events
load more hold SHIFT key to load all load all

Pair of Wednesday sessions will delve deeper into U.S.-China relationship

Discussions on China’s multibillion-dollar, multifaceted Belt and Road Initiative and the United States-China military rivalry lead the 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit into its second week.

The summit, presented by Norwich University’s John and Mary Frances Patton Peace and War Center, will hold a pair of sessions Wednesday.

In the first session, from 10 to 11 a.m., the Naval War College’s Lyle Goldstein and Endicott College’s Vitaly Kozyrev will discuss the military cooperation and rivalry between the United States and China.

vitaly kozryev min
Vitaly Kozyrev

Political science professor Dr. Yangmo Ku, the Peace and War Center’s associate director, will deliver welcoming remarks. Dr. Karen Hinkle, Norwich’s associate provost for research, will moderate.

All 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit sessions are free to attend.

Goldstein and Kozyrev will examine Beijing and Moscow’s defense and security partnership and outline options the Biden administration might adopt to address potential shifts in regional military power balance.

lyle goldstein min
Lyle J. Goldstein

In the second session, from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Min Ye, an associate professor of international relations at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies, will discuss power transitions, competing institutions and separate coexistence for the United States and China. The talk will examine the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and the aforementioned Belt and Road Initiative.

Kyle Pivetti an associate professor of English at Norwich, will moderate.

Belt and Road Initiative

China President Xi Jinping announced the Belt and Road Initiative 2013 with projects including a cloud computing center in Malaysia, a megaport in Sri Lanka and a uranium mine in Greenland. The Asia Society Policy Institute reported that Xi’s government has argued the initiative encourages economic cooperation to improve financial, trade and people-to-people connectivity.

min ye copy
Min Ye

However, in their September report, “Weaponizing the Belt and Road Initiative,” researchers Daniel Russel and Blake Berger wrote that some international leaders have wondered about China’s motivations.

Mark Esper, a former Trump administration defense secretary, accused China of leveraging overseas investments to force nations into suboptimal security decisions. Also, the researchers wrote, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concern that initiative-enabled connectivity was undermining states’ sovereignty.

“Policy analysts and China watchers regularly warn that the BRI is an effort to advance the (Chinese Communist Party’s) ambitions to secure China’s status as a hegemonic power,” the researchers wrote.

The 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit opened last week with an address by retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Charles W. Hooper.

All 2021 Peace and War Virtual Summit sessions are free to attend. Click here to register. Click here for bios on the summit’s speakers.


Twitter NorwichNews

Join the conversation on Twitter @NorwichNews #NorwichTogether #NorwichForever #NorwichServes


EXPLORE:

READ MORE FROM THE PEACE AND WAR CENTER:

Norwich News

  • All
  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Athletics News
  • Breaking News
  • Campus Life
  • Faculty News
  • Leadership
  • Norwich In Photos
  • Norwich In The News
  • Norwich In The News
  • Norwich On The Road
  • President's Message
  • Service
  • Special Events
  • Student Experience
  • Student Life
  • Student Success
  • University Publications
  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
  • Norwich Men's & Women's Basketball host the 25th Ed Hockenbury Classic Dec. 2 - 4 in Andrews Hall.

    Norwich Men's & Women's Basketball host the 25th Ed Hockenbury Classic Dec. 2 - 4 in Andrews Hall.

    • Athletics News
  • The 2022 Journal of Peace and War Studies is published by the Norwich's John and Mary Frances Patton Peace & War Center.

    The 2022 Journal of Peace and War Studies is published by the Norwich's John and Mary Frances Patton Peace & War Center.

    • University Publications
  • 'So Much to be Thankful for'

    'So Much to be Thankful for'

    • President's Message
  • Norwich students on Boston Policy Excursion learn about hurricane and disaster preparedness

    Norwich students on Boston Policy Excursion learn about hurricane and disaster preparedness

    • Student Experience
  • President Anarumo featured as part of Dartmouth College's Veterans Day Observances on Thursday, Nov. 10.

    President Anarumo featured as part of Dartmouth College's Veterans Day Observances on Thursday, Nov. 10.

    • Norwich On The Road
  • Norwich University Veterans Day observance to feature Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere.

    Norwich University Veterans Day observance to feature Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere.

    • Special Events
load more hold SHIFT key to load all load all

Upcoming Featured Events

Norwich University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Norwich University collects personal data about visitors to our website in order to improve the user experience and provide visitors with personalized information about our programs and services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you accept the information policies and practices outlined in our Privacy Policy.