Now that North Korea has begun testing nuclear weapons, the balance of power in Asia is beginning to shift. Is North Korea a threat to the United States? Does China have any influence on Pyongyang and what approach does South Korea suggest the world take?

Dr. Yong Deng teaches Asian Politics as an associate professor of political science at the United States Naval Academy. He has published widely on Asian international relations and Chinese foreign policy, specializing in international politics with a focus on Asia and Chinese foreign policy. He taught at Benedictine University for four years and has been teaching at the Naval Academy since 1999. His latest co-edited book is China Rising: Power and Motivation in Chinese Foreign Policy (Lanham, Maryland, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005). His recent papers include chapters in several edited volumes as well as “Hegemon on the Offensive” and “China Views Globalization: Towards a New Great Power Politics?” Dr. Deng is a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations.

C. Richard d’Amato served on the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission and is a retired captain in the United States Navy Reserve who served two tours of duty in the Vietnam theatre aboard the USS KING (DLG-10) and three years as an Assistant Professor of Government at the United States Naval Academy.

This is a free event, open to the public.

Tuesday, Sept. 22: Credit Card only (no cash) Bar at 6:30pm, Talk at 7:00pm.

Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St., Annapolis, MD 21404.

Free AYC parking lot over the bridge (away from the city dock).

RSVP Required by Sept. 17

Contact Mark Croatti

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410-267-9390 x-10