June 25, 2022

Larus Speaks for Talk Show, Panel Discussion

Elizabeth Larus

Elizabeth Larus

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor Emerita of Political Science and International Affairs, was the featured guest on the April 12 episode of the Australian talk show On Liberty. Professor Larus explained to On Liberty host Salvatore Babones and callers Xi Jinping’s agenda for China and the importance of Communist Party factions in Chinese politics. Watch the episode.

Larus also participated in the March 31 panel discussion “The Impact of Hong Kong and Taiwan on U.S.-China Relations” organized by the Asia Society and the Bush China Foundation. Professor Larus commented that U.S. businesses in Hong Kong have suffered a double whammy with COVID-19 and implementation of the National Security Law. She also indicated that the threat of military escalation in the Taiwan Strait is real but not immediate, and that the America Competes Act is a response to a national security threat posed by China. The panel discussion is viewable on YouTube.