Taiwan and the U.S.-China Relationship with Dr. Robert Wang
November 21, 2022
Joining host David Firestein to discuss these important topics is guest Dr. Robert Wang, senior associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and adjunct professor at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.
Dr. Wang was a career foreign service officer in the U.S. Department of State from 1984-2016. He last served as the U.S. senior official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, from 2013-2015 and as the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing from 2011-2013. Dr. Wang also served as deputy director of the American Institute in Taiwan from 2006-2009 and in a variety of diplomatic and policy roles abroad and in Washington in the course of his distinguished career.
*Note two corrections: “I see Taiwan’s statement as” is “I see Biden’s statement as” at 17:56 mark. “incursion into Taiwan territory…” is “incursion into Taiwan’s air defense zone…” at 36:20 mark.
Dr. Wang and his wife with President George H. W. Bush in Shanghai.