Symposium: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Statecraft

To view all past symposiums click here. To register for future class series email info@risingtidefoundation.net 1st Movement: The Ancients Date: Sunday May 9 at 4pm ESTTitle: Plato and Confucius, Spiritual Brothers and Philosopher Kings Living at the Two Ends of the World Island Lecturer: Dr. Quan LeBio: Dr. Le is a practicing psychiatrist and geopolitical…

Canada’s Potential Eurasian Future: A Vision for the 21st Century and Beyond

In the following report, a strategic overview is laid out with the explicit purpose to inform and activate leading citizens and policy makers towards the strategy needed to re-align our nation from the shackles of the rules-based order’s collapsing monetarist system, towards the new paradigm exemplified by the BRICS/New Silk Road orientation of win-win cooperation…

The Power of Classical Culture in Shaping the Future

By Cynthia Chung Many here in the West remain uncertain as to what the New Silk Road represents or may be outright cynical about the whole thing. The truth of the matter is that we are situated in a moment in history where we are at the brink of entering a new paradigm. This is…

China and the Founding of the United States

It has become too easy for people to presume that no two cultures could be so far removed as the United States from China. However, in this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Dr. David Wang debunks that popular belief by showcasing the fruits of many years of research into a dimension of American history too often…

The Chinese-Russian-Iranian Alliance Ushers in a New Hope for the Middle East

By Matthew Ehret Russia and China have accelerated the next phase of Middle East reconstruction and stabilization this week with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s March 24-30th Middle East tour resulting in the finalization of the long-awaited Five Point Initiative for Security in Southwest Asia on March 30th and $400 billion Iran deal on March 27th. These milestones were accompanied by…

Favorable Winds from China: How the BRI is Transforming West Asia

By Cynthia Chung [Orginally published on The Cradle.] ‘A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.’ So says a Chinese proverb, and nowhere is this truer than in crisis-ridden West Asia, now a major focus of Beijing’s BRI vision to bring infrastructure, connectivity and economic growth to this struggling region. West Asia’s winds have…