Join the 2020 Conference on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region

Panel 6 took place on Thursday, October 29, 4-5:30pm PDT and focused on China’s Rise And Prospects For Security And Stability In The Indo-Pacific Region.

CHAIR: H.R. McMaster (Hoover Institution)    
DISCUSSANT: Larry Diamond (Hoover Institution)

  • Michael Auslin, Hoover Institution
  • Elizabeth Economy, Hoover Institution
  • James Ellis, Hoover Institution
  • Thomas Fingar, Stanford University
  • Orville Schell, Asia Society



Dr. Michael Auslin is Payson J. Treat Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia at the Hoover Institution. A historian of U.S. policy in Asia, he is the author of Asia’s New Geopolitics: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific.

Dr. Larry Diamond is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He chairs Hoover’s projects on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region and China’s Global Sharp Power. A renowned expert on democracy, he is the author of Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency.

Dr. Elizabeth Economy is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Senior Fellow for China Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is an expert on Chinese domestic and foreign policy and author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State.

ADM James Ellis (Ret.) is an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He led United States Strategic Command and commanded the USS Independence carrier battle group during the Third Taiwan Strait Crisis in 1996. He is also the former president and CEO of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO).

Dr. Thomas Fingar is a Shorenstein APARC Fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. Formerly, he was first deputy director of national intelligence and chairman of the U.S. National Intelligence Council. Most recently, he co-edited Fateful Decisions: Choices that Will Shape China’s Future.

LTG H.R. McMaster (Ret.) is Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was the 26th U.S. national security advisor. McMaster is the author of Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.

Orville Schell is Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. A long-time China observer, Schell is former dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.




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