Event Report  International Exchange

Paul Goldstein Seminar "Lighthizer and the US-China Trade Talks"

March 8, 2019, 15:30 - 17:00
Venue: CIGS Meeting Room

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(Mr. Goldstein, Dr. Wells II, Mr. Kotegawa from the left)

Seminar outline
Title: "Lighthizer and the US-China Trade Talks"
Speaker: Paul Goldstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Tech Bridge (PTB)
      Linton Wells II, Advisor of PTB, and Director of the Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) at National Defense University (NDU)
Moderator: Daisuke Kotegawa, Research Director, CIGS

ProgramPDF: 124KB

Presentation by Paul GoldsteinPDF: 305KB
Presentation by Linton Wells IIPDF: 828KB

Abstract of the Speech
(1) USTR Robert Lighthizer is in charge of the US-China Trade negotiations
(2) December 1, 2018: Trump-Xi meeting on G-20 sidelines
  ・Tariff "truce" for 90 days following tit-for-tat tariffs beginning in July
(3) January 7-9, 2019: Trade talks in Beijing
  ・Negotiating structure established by USTR team
  ・Cautious optimism

Speaker's profile
Paul Goldstein
President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Tech Bridge (PTB)
1967-1971: Indiana State University, History and Political Science
1974-1982: Journalist and analyst for the Executive Intelligence Review, a political intelligence journal. Studied and held seminars the role of political economy-Called the American System of Political Economy. Lived in Wiesbaden, Germany. Worked in West Germany, France, Italy and Brussels.
1982-present: Political/Economic intelligence consultant. Worked with the United States intelligence community. Specialized in counterintelligence, counter-terrorism, national security strategy and foreign intelligence liaison.