China, Fragile Superpower:
How China's Internal Politics Could Derail Its Peaceful Rise

Susan L. Shirk
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs
Director, University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
Professor of Political Science and the first appointee of the Ho Miu Lam Chair of China
Pacific Relations at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies,
University of California, San Diego.

October 4, 2007
Academy for Educational Development
8th Floor Board Room
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC


Susan Shirk and
WFPG President Patricia Ellis

Andrey Mitin, Embassy of the Russian Federation, WFPG President Patricia Ellis and
Stanley Kober, Cato Institute

Susan Shirk addresses the WFPG audience

H.E. Ravdan Bold,
Ambassador of Mongolia

Laurinda Santos, Embassy of Angola
and Susan Shirk

Susan Shirk, WFPG President Patricia Ellis and
WFPG Co-founder Amb. Julia Chang Bloch

Suzanne Bennison during the Q&A

WFPG member Joanne Thornton
during the Q&A

Amb. Sylvia Stanfield and Susan Shirk