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TPP/CSD program with Greg Poling

November 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Pax Partnership and the Center for the Study of Democracy present
An Evening with Greg Poling, Senior Fellow and Director, Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, Center for Strategic & International Studies, and author of newly released book, “On Dangerous Ground: America’s Century in the South China Sea”

His talk will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing.

NOVEMBER 9, 2022
5-6pm Reception  |  6-7pm Talk  |  7-7:30pm Book signing
Daugherty-Palmer Commons, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Gregory B. Poling directs the Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he is also a senior fellow. He is a leading expert on the South China Sea disputes and conducts research on U.S. alliances and partnerships, democratization and governance in Southeast Asia, and maritime security across the Indo-Pacific. He is the author or coauthor of works on the South China Sea and U.S. relations with Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia at large. His writings have been featured in Foreign AffairsForeign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, and the Naval War College Review, among others.  Mr. Poling received an MA in international affairs from American University and a BA in history and philosophy from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

On Dangerous Ground: America’s Century in the South China Sea, evaluates U.S. interests in the world’s most complex and dangerous maritime dispute.

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technology to STEM initiatives in Southern Maryland and beyond, to promote sustainable economic vitality and enhanced quality of life.

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November 9, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm