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Military Implications of the August 2022 Taiwan Strait Crisis

Tue, Feb 27, 2024, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Featuring: Dr. Wayne Hugar

You are cordially invited to attend an IN-PERSON lecture on the topic of

Military Implications of the August 2022 Taiwan Strait Crisis


Dr. Wayne Hugar
Director of the China Intelligence Education Programs at the National Intelligence University


Tuesday, February 27, 2024
5:00 – 6:00 PM EST


The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036Commodore Barry Room – Marlatt MansionGetting to campus


This lecture is sponsored by the China/Asia Program and is part of the China Series.

About the Lecture

Dr. Wayne Hugar will discuss China’s use of various military intimidation activities and displays of force towards Taiwan during the three days following the US House of Representatives Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei, August 2-4, 2022. He will also discuss the operational military dimensions of the crisis, as well as the implications for China’s potential military campaigns against Taiwan in the future.

About the Speaker

Dr. Wayne Hugar is a professor in the Global Security and Intelligence Studies Department at the National Intelligence University (NIU), Office of the Director of National Intelligence in Bethesda, Maryland, for the past 15 years. He is the Program Director for NIU’s China Concentration and Certificates in China Intelligence Studies for the U.S. Intelligence Community in the National Capital Region (NCR) and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. His main teaching, research, and outreach specialty areas are security and intelligence issues for China, Taiwan, and the Indo-Pacific region, with emphasis on China’s party-state political system, national modernization strategies, foreign policy, military capabilities and strategy, and maritime and land border conflicts and crises.

He previously served as a Naval Intelligence Officer for 21 years in various ashore and afloat operational assignments, to include the US Central Command and US Indo-Pacific Command regions. He holds a MA in National Security Affairs, Regional Intelligence, East Asia and the Pacific Regions from the US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, and a Ph.D. in History from Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

*This event is OFF THE RECORD, and not for attribution.

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