You are cordially invited to the
fourth lecture for the speaker series
CHINA IN THE WORLD: 21ST CENTURY CHALLENGES
On the topic of
China: Confronting an Emerging National Security Threat
Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired) Jonathan W. Greenert
Former Chief of Naval Operations
Former Member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Saturday, August 28, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET
1761 Business Center Dr.
Reston, VA 20190
You must be fully vaccinated to be admitted*
This event is co-sponsored by the Movement for the Renaissance of Vietnam,
the National Bureau of Asian Research and the Institute of World Politics
About the Lecture: The discussion is on PRC’s military rise, its maritime strategic interests and on U.S. military strategy to confront the PLA.
About the Speaker: Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired), Jonathan W. Greenert served as the 30th Chief of Naval Operations from 2011-2015. As CNO, he was a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Other Washington experience included: Vice CNO (2009-11), Navy’s CFO (N8), and Navy Deputy Comptroller. He has extensive military leadership experience (10 years) in the Indo-Pacific region, including service in Japan (3 years) and Guam (1 year). A nuclear engineer by training/education, he commanded the nuclear submarine USS HONOLULU. He currently serves as a director on corporate boards, a consultant and advisor. He holds the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR).
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