China has solidified its position as the United States’s only peer competitor on the global stage. Its rise continues to spark questions about its newly assertive role in the world and the policy implications of that reality. Some Harvard Kennedy School experts help us understand China’s internal dynamics and its growing role in the world.

Shoshana Chatfield MC/MPA 1997 is the first woman to head the U.S. Naval War College. For the former helicopter pilot and professor, it’s a natural evolution in a life devoted to service.

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More than five decades of Harvard Kennedy School alumni come together to share their stories and achievements. Stay in touch by reading their classnotes. And don't forget to submit your own.

Jim and Cathy Stone’s generous continuing support will help Harvard Kennedy School and the University advance their work on economic inequality.

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