Richard C. Bush III

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Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies | Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center | The Michael H. Armacost Chair | The Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies

Big Bets & Black Swans: A Presidential Briefing Book - Avert Conflict in the South and East China Seas

Richard Bush’s two-decade public service career spans Congress, the intelligence community and the U.S. State Department. He currently focuses on China-Taiwan relations, U.S.-China relations, the Korean peninsula and Japan’s security. He is the author of, among other works, Uncharted Strait: The Future of China-Taiwan Relations, The U.S. Policy of Extended Deterrence in East Asia: History, Current Views, and Implications, The Challenge of a Nuclear North Korea: Dark Clouds, Only One Silver Lining, The Perils of Proximity: China-Japan Security Relations, A War Like No Other: The Truth About China's Challenge to America, Untying the Knot: Making Peace in the Taiwan Strait and At Cross Purposes: U.S.-Taiwan Relations Since 1942| View Full Bio