Dr. Bates Gill holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. A specialist in East Asian foreign policy and politics, Dr. Gill focuses primarily on China’s domestic transformation, China’s regional diplomacy, and US-China relations.
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