Asia’s Reckoning: A GTI Book Talk with Richard McGregor
On November 21, GTI hosted Richard McGregor, as he discussed his new book, Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of US Power in the Pacific Century. Released in September to widespread acclaim, Asia’s Reckoning followed the success of his earlier work, The Party: the Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers. In conversation with GTI Executive Director Russell Hsiao, McGregor introduced his book and discussed its implications for Taiwan.
Richard McGregor is a journalist and an author with extensive experience in reporting from east Asia and Washington. A 2015 fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., his work has appeared in the International Herald Tribune and Foreign Policy and he has appeared on the Charlie Rose show, the BBC, and NPR. His previous book, The Party, won numerous awards, including the 2011 Asia Society book of the year and the Asian book of the year prize from Japan’s Mainichi Shimbun.