"The U.S. and China: Welcome to a New Cold War" with Dan Blumenthal

Crisis and Conflict in Historical Perspective Lecture Series in conjunction with the Alexander Hamilton Society presents Dan Blumenthal, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Focusing on East Asian security issues and Sino-American relations, Mr. Blumenthal has served in and advised the US government on China issues for more than a decade.

Before joining AEI, Mr. Blumenthal served as senior director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolia at the US Department of Defense. He served as a commissioner on the congressionally mandated US-China Economic and Security Review Commission from 2006 to 2012, and he was vice chairman of the commission in 2007. He also served on the Academic Advisory Board of the congressional US-China Working Group.

Mr. Blumenthal is the author of “The China Nightmare: The Grand Ambitions of a Decaying State” (AEI Press, November 2020) and coauthor of “An Awkward Embrace: The United States and China in the 21st Century” (AEI Press, November 2012).

He has testified before Congress and has been published in The Atlantic, Commentary, Foreign Policy, The Hill, Los Angeles Times, The National Interest, National Review, The New York Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, RealClearWorld, and The Wall Street Journal, among other outlets. His broadcast appearances include C-SPAN, Yahoo News, Bloomberg Radio, and many top-rated talk radio programs.

Crisis and Conflict in Historical Perspective is a co-curricular initiative serving undergraduates considering careers in policy, as well as the greater WashU and St. Louis communities seeking historically-informed discussions about global events.

This lecture is being sponsored by the History Department of Washington University. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information about AEI, please visit:  https://www.aei.org/profile/dan-blumenthal/