Sponsored by Institute of International and Strategic Studies, PKU

December 1~3, 2014

YAO Yunzhu


Currently Major General of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China, currently the director of the Center on China-American Defense Relations, and senior fellow of the Academy of Military Science (AMS). She joined the PLA in 1970, served in the PLA as an enlisted, a staff officer, an instructor, a researcher, deputy director and director of a research office, and director of a research center. She was a visiting scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University from 1995 to 1996, an Eisenhower Fellow in 1999 and a visiting fellow at Harvard University from 2009 to 2010. She has publ.ished books, translated books, articles and papers on international military and security issues, US military affairs, nuclear weapon policy and arms control, Asia-Pacific security issues, cross Taiwan-Strait relations and Korean Peninsula security issues.