The Higher Road–One Year Later

Major developments, including the Covid-19 pandemic and China’s acceleration of its digital infrastructure push, have heightened the stakes of the global infrastructure challenge for U.S. interests and the necessity of fashioning not merely a response, but its own strategy.

Featuring a discussion with

Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner, WilmerHale; Former U.S. Trade Representative

Stephen Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC; Former National Security Advisor

Remarks by

Matthew P. Goodman, Senior Vice President, Simon Chair in Political Economy, and Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, CSIS

Daniel F. Runde, Senior Vice President, William A. Shreyer Chair, and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

Moderated by

Jonathan E. Hillman, Senior Fellow, Simon Chair in Political Economy, and Director of the Reconnecting Asia Project, CSIS