Dr. Jonathan D. T. Ward is an internationally recognized expert on Chinese global strategy and US-China competition. He is the author of the book China’s Vision of Victory and the Founder of Atlas Organization. He earned his PhD in China-India relations at the University of Oxford and his undergraduate degree at Columbia University where he studied Russian and Chinese language. Dr. Ward’s on the ground experience in Asia includes traveling across Tibet in truck caravans, crossing the South China Sea by cargo ship, and gaining access to Communist Party diplomatic archives in Beijing which have now been closed to the world. Dr. Ward lived and traveled globally for over a decade, in China, India, Russia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. He speaks Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Arabic.