Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Think Tankers Involved in New Group to Help Stabilize US-China Relations

A new group has formed to help stabilize the US-China relationship, and several think tankers are involved in its founding.

Founder of the group, Maurice Greenberg, who is chairman of CEO of C.V. Starr & Co. Inc., is a board member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and serves as honorary vice chairman.  The think tank's Maurice R. Greenberg Chair in China Studies was established in 1997.

Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is one of the founding members of the new group.

Ms. Francis Townsend, President of the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), is also a founding member.  Townsend is a trustee on the Board of the Atlantic Council, CSIS, and McCain Institute.  She is also on the Board of CFR and is a member of Aspen Strategy Group, a program of the Aspen Institute.

Founding members, Carla Hills and William Cohen are both Counselors and Trustees at CSIS.  And yet another founding member, Kenneth Langone, is a Trustee at CSIS.

Amb. J. Stapleton Roy, another founding member, was a Distinguished Fellow at the Wilson Center's Kissinger Institute on China and the United States from Aug. 2013 to March 2022.