Dr. Jared McKinney, “Deterrence Gap: Avoiding War in the Taiwan Strait”

  • 17 Oct 2023
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Troy University Montgomery, AL — or via Zoom video
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Dr. Jared McKinney, “Deterrence Gap: Avoiding War in the Taiwan Strait.” 

Moderator: Maj. Gen. Walter Givhan, (Ret.), ALWAC President.

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, in the Civic Room at 231 Montgomery St, Montgomery, AL.

Reception at 5:30 pm CT, presentation at 6:15 pm and question time from 7-7:30 pm.

Webinar via Zoom: login and social time, from 5:45 pm CT. 

Dr. Jared Morgan McKinney is Assistant Professor of International Security Studies, Air War College

Research Interests: Deterring a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, periods of great power peace across world history, and Sino-American relations

Advising Interests: Chinese politics, East Asia, great power competition, Thucydides, Classical Realism, International Relations theory, and causes of war

Degrees: PhD, International Relations, Nanyang Technological University; Msc, International Affairs, London School of Economics; LLM, International Relations, Peking university; M.S., Defense and Strategic Studies, Missouri State University; BA, History, Patrick Henry College

Experience: Instructor, Assistant Professor, and then Chair, Strategy and Security Studies, Global College of Professional Military Education, Air University; Adjunct Professor, Defense and Strategic Studies, Missouri State University

Publications: “Broken Nest: Deterring China from Invading Taiwan” (co-authored with Peter Harris), Parameters (Winter 2021): 23-36; “The Scholar and the Ghost: Thucydides, China’s Rise, and Major Power War,” Journal of Contemporary China (2022); “Nothing Fails Like Success: The London Ambassadors’ Conference and the Coming of the First World War,” Journal of Strategic Studies (2018): 947-1000.

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