Chinese Views of Future Warfare, Part Three

Institute for National Strategic Studies

Chinese Views of Future Warfare


Michael Pillsbury is currently an Associate Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, and a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States, where he is sponsored by the Office of Net Assessment, Department of Defense. During the Reagan administration Dr. Pillsbury was the Assistant Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Planning; under President Bush he was Special Assistant for Asian Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, reporting to Andrew W. Marshall, Director of Net Assessment. Previously he served as an defense analyst for the Rand Corporation and on the staff of several U.S. Senate Committees. He has taught graduate courses in Chinese foreign policy at Georgetown University, UCLA, and USC.

Dr. Pillsbury studied Mandarin Chinese for 2 years at the Stanford Center in Taipei, Taiwan, under a doctoral dissertation fellowship of the National Science Foundation. He earned a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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