Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a Public Talk tilted “BRI & FOIP: Are They Compatible?” on September 30, 2019. The speaker at the occasion was Dr. Akio Takahara, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy and Professor of Contemporary Chinese Politics, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo.
Director General ISSI, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry welcomed the guests. Highlighting the recent developments around the world and in Asia in particular, Ambassador Chaudhry said that the world around us is in a flux. Great power competition has returned to the forefront of international politics. This time Asia, our continent, is home to growing strategic competition between China and the United States. Both countries have put forward competing visions for Asian security.