Is China a Military Threat?
Andy Rothman, Investment Strategist
November 26, 2018
Power dynamics in Asia are shifting. Does this pose a long-term threat to U.S. interests? Andy Rothman, China Strategist for Matthews Asia, addresses this topic with Dr. Paul Heer, former CIA Intelligence Analyst for East Asia.
Dr. Paul Heer is an adjunct professor at The George Washington University. During 2007-15 he served as the National Intelligence Officer for East Asia—the senior analyst of East Asian affairs in the US Intelligence Community—in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. A career officer of the Central Intelligence Agency, he began that career in 1983 as a political and foreign policy analyst on Southeast Asia before specializing on China as an analyst and analytic manager. He served on the staff of the President's Daily Brief, and as a member of the CIA's Senior Analytic Service and the Senior Intelligence Service. He is a recipient of the CIA's Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal and the DNI's National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal.
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