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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
, AL
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Sarwar Kashmeri,  is the founder and host of Polaris-Live.com, “United States and China in the World”. a commercial free ½ hour internet channel that features global experts on the most consequential geopolitical relationship of our time.

Sarwar speaks frequently before business, foreign policy and military audiences. He is author of the Foreign Policy Association’s report “The Telegram: A China Agenda For President Biden“ (2021); “The Telegram II: The Business of America and China is Business“(2022); “China’s Grand Strategy: Weaving a New Silk Road to Global Primacy,” (Praeger), his third book, was published in July 2019. It is a centennial book of the Foreign Policy Association where Sarwar is a Fellow. The book was released at a Washington D.C. launch  featuring Kashmeri and former U.S. Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel.

He serves on the American Advisory Board of UK’s Ditchley Foundation. He is also an Applied Research Fellow of the Peace and War Center of Norwich University, Vermont, USA. He served a four year term as a non-residential Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security of the Atlantic Council in Washington D.C.

He has hosted “China Focus,” a podcast series for the Carnegie Corporation of New York and discussed China’s Belt and Road Initiative on television with Deutsche Welle, the German news network, and in a series of interviews with Xinhua, China’s global news agency.


He is the author of the U.S. Army War College’s monograph, “NATO and the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy; Intersecting Trajectories” and is a frequent guest speaker at the United States Military Academy/West Point. Kashmeri has appeared in well-known publications including New York Times International, The Guardian, U.S. News and World Report, Xinhua, and Global Times. His TV appearances include CNN, Sky News, Euronews, CSPAN, and Fox. Formerly the CEO of a New York based international technology company, Kashmeri has also served as a communications advisor for several Fortune 100 companies.

He earned a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and a M.S. in Engineering, both from Saint Louis University, where he was on the faculty. He was Adjunct Professor of International Relations at Norwich University, Vermont. He now teaches an annual course on U.S. Foreign Policy at the Continuing Education school at Dartmouth College, NH USA.