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Posts published by “Konrad Lee”

Konrad Lee (he/him) is a second year MA student in International Relations at NYU. Having received a BA in Government and History from Wesleyan University, he worked for a year as an analyst for an investment firm before deciding to pursue his passion and interests by studying IR at the graduate level, with a specific focus on the Asia-Pacific region and US-China relations. He hopes to be able to work long term in the field of research and policy analysis. In his free time (drastically limited by his impending thesis), you can find him at 404 Fitness or taking his dog out for adventures in the city.

A Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis?

On August 4, 2022, the day following the official state visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) responded by conducting the largest military exercises ever staged by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in the Taiwan Strait.