Knowledge Series to host geostrategic expert at February 9 session
Paul Goldstein will share his extensive geostrategic and intelligence matters experience with those attending the February 9 Knowledge Series session at the Clubhouse at Lake Sconti.
Goldstein was the co-founder and president of Pacific Tech Bridge (PTB), established in April 2001 as an outgrowth of 10 years of policy analysis work of U.S-Japanese relations. PTB is a strategic political and business advisory company with clients in the United States and Japan. PTB’s board of directors includes former U.S. government officials and Wall Street investment bankers. His clients are banks, government ministries in Japan and think tanks. He has expanded his business consulting into China.
Paul was also a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and from 1998 to 2009 he served as vice president for international consulting at the New World Institute in Virginia, where he organized multiple trilateral meetings between the U.S., China, and Japan.
The Foreign Policy Research Institute is dedicated to producing the highest quality scholarship and nonpartisan policy analysis focused on crucial foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States.
Before venturing into strategic consulting and market research, he worked as a journalist in the 1970s and 1980s specializing in international security, terrorism, and intelligence matters. He majored in history and political science at Indiana State University 1967-1971. Some of the topics that he may touch upon include:
- Should the U.S. be afraid of China?
- What is China really up to militarily and economically?
- Will the U.S. lose its advantage in technology and artificial intelligence?
- What caused the coronavirus and why is China having a hard time controlling it?
- What are the implications of the China and Russian Alliance?
- What is the future of Hong Kong and Taiwan?
- What is China's position in helping confront North Korea's nuclear program, especially in light of China and Japan?
- How does Japan play into U.S. security in dealing with China and North Korea?
- Who is President Xi and what does he want to do?
The meeting will start at 4 p.m. at the clubhouse which, as you know, is still undergoing kitchen renovation. The Black Bear Pub will be open so grab a glass of wine or beer prior to when the speaker will begin at 4:30 p.m. Come early, we should have a great crowd.
Submitted by the Knowledge Series