Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Some Implications of the Sino-American Split — Chas W. Freeman

A bit longish but important. Transcript of an address.

Chas W. Freeman Jr.
Some Implications of the Sino-American Split
Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr.. chair of Projects International, Inc. He is a retired US defense official, diplomat, and interpreter, the recipient of numerous high honors and awards, a popular public speaker, and the author of five books. He was a former US Assistant Secretary of Defense, ambassador to Saudi Arabia (during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm), acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, and Chargé d’affaires at both Bangkok and Beijing. He began his diplomatic career in India but specialized in Chinese affairs. (He was the principal American interpreter during President Nixon’s visit to Beijing in 1972.)

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