Firestein Analyzes 2016 U.S. Presidential Election in Chinese

News | January 21, 2016

On November 22, 2015, EastWest Institute Perot Fellow and Vice President David Firestein spoke before a gathering of prominent Chinese scholars and business leaders about the 2016 U.S. presidential election. 

Speaking in Mandarin, Firestein analyzed the unique dynamics shaping this campaign, including the increasing success of non-traditional candidates such as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. One Chinese media commentator characterized Firestein’s presentation as “probably the most comprehensive, thoughtful and articulate original Chinese-language analysis of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign available to mainland Chinese readers to date.”



Click here to watch David Firestein discuss the 2016 Taiwanese presidential election results on Voice of America (VOA) Mandarin Service.