The Nixon Seminar – Key Excerpts – April 6, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | National Security | 0 comments

PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel joined The Nixon Seminar to discuss Big Tech and China: What Do We Need from Silicon Valley? Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien led the discussions between Thiel and 15 national security experts known as Members of The Seminar.

Among topics covered, Pompeo, O’Brien, and Thiel discussed conflicts between Silicon Valley and investments in the PRC; the strength of the U.S. dollar, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the context of a new Chinese digital currency; and the geopolitical consequences of any action by the PRC against Taiwan.

Key Excerpts from the Seminar