The Avoidable War | 2022 | Events
The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping's China
The Hon. Kevin Rudd
President, Asia Society Policy Institute, and Former Prime Minister of Australia
March 31, 2022
E40-496 and by zoom (MIT only); and streaming on YouTube
The Hon. Kevin Rudd is president and CEO of Asia Society and has been president of the Asia Society Policy Institute since January 2015. He served as Australia's 26th Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010, then as Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012, before returning as Prime Minister in 2013. Rudd graduated from the Australian National University with honors in Chinese studies, and is fluent in Mandarin. He also studied at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei.
He will be discussing his new book, "The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping's China"
Please see the MIT Events Calendar for the links to zoom and YouTube.