Isaac B. Kardon is a senior fellow for China studies in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He was formerly an assistant professor at the U.S. Naval War College, China Maritime Studies Institute, where he researched China’s maritime affairs and taught naval officers and national security professionals about PRC foreign and security policy. His scholarship has centered on China’s development of maritime power, with research on China’s maritime disputes and law of the sea issues, global port development, and PLA overseas basing; China-Pakistan relations are another area of special focus. His writing appears in International Security, Security Studies, Foreign Affairs, the Naval War College Review, and other scholarly and policy publications. His book, China’s Law of the Sea: The New Rules of Maritime Order (Yale, 2023), analyzes the extent to which China is “making the rules” in regional and global orders.
Isaac B. Kardon
Senior Fellow for China Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace