Inroads of the People's Republic of China in the Caribbean – Security Implications for Atlantic Partners

This course widens the discourse on North South and South South Cooperation with a focus on security cooperative arrangements at sub-regional level.

It considers how fourth tier states like those of the Caribbean Basin can maneuvre effectively amidst contestations driven by rising extra-regional hegemons and amidst historical power diffusion. It proposes  how the principles and practices of reciprocity, accommodation, collaboration and restraint can be effectively deployed to buttress time-honored multidimensional security arrangements.

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  • Examine power distribution from a multi-tiered perspective

  • Examine the material capabilities of relevant state actors

  • Appreciate the role and importance of shared values

  • See how common goals can be pursued across multiple arenas to achieve optimal outcomes

  • Explore opportunities for institutional balancing

  • Defence policy and intelligence personnel; strategic intelligence analysts within the purview of policy and strategic partnerships; foreign service officers that contribute to fulfilling a strategy for relations in the Americas or anyone interested in the topic.

Serena Joseph-Harris is an Inter-American expert, scholar, and practitioner in geopolitics, geostrategy, defense, and national security. She has lectured at the Royal United Services Institute London, United Kingdom; the Royal Military College (RMC), Kingston Ontario; and the William J. Perry Centre for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defence University, Washington D.C. She formerly served as Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and as Governmental Representative and Chairperson on various Inter-American and bi-regional expert groups on drug control policy and transnational organized crime. Her most recent book, The Twilight of America’s Omnipresence - China’s Aggrandizement in a New Era of Multipolarity (2015), anatomizes the P.R.C.’s stunning inroads across hemispheres and its impact on power distribution, interdependence, and state security.

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Security Policy Institute

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This course widens the discourse on North South and South South Cooperation with a focus on security cooperative arrangements at sub-regional level.

It considers how fourth tier states like those of the Caribbean Basin can maneuvre effectively amidst contestations driven by rising extra-regional hegemons and amidst historical power diffusion. It proposes  how the principles and practices of reciprocity, accommodation, collaboration and restraint can be effectively deployed to buttress time-honored multidimensional security arrangements.

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Inroads of the People's Republic of China in the Caribbean – Security Implications for Atlantic Partners

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1007

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Serena Joseph-Harris is an Inter-American expert, scholar, and practitioner in geopolitics, geostrategy, defense, and national security. She has lectured at the Royal United Services Institute London, United Kingdom; the Royal Military College (RMC), Kingston Ontario; and the William J. Perry Centre for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defence University, Washington D.C. She formerly served as Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and as Governmental Representative and Chairperson on various Inter-American and bi-regional expert groups on drug control policy and transnational organized crime. Her most recent book, The Twilight of America’s Omnipresence - China’s Aggrandizement in a New Era of Multipolarity (2015), anatomizes the P.R.C.’s stunning inroads across hemispheres and its impact on power distribution, interdependence, and state security.

Audience: 

Defence policy and intelligence personnel; strategic intelligence analysts within the purview of policy and strategic partnerships; foreign service officers that contribute to fulfilling a strategy for relations in the Americas or anyone interested in the topic.

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Inroads of the People's Republic of China in the Caribbean – Security Implications for Atlantic Partners (Online Session)
November 8, 9, 15, 16, 2021
13:00 - 16:00
$995.00
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