William Cohen Visited Nankai University

Nankaiers Enjoyed A Speech on “US-China Relationship at a Crossroad”


March 26th, Chairman and CEO of The Cohen Group (TCG) and Former U.S. Secretary of Defense, William Cohen visited Nankai University. Chancellor Yang Qingshan had a meeting with the guests, and accompanied the visit to the Exhibition for the Centennial History of Nankai University.

On behalf of the university, Yang extended welcome to William Cohen as the university’s old friend and reviewed President Xi Jinping’s visit to Nankai University in January 2019. Then he introduced the preparation of the university’s 100th Anniversary.  Yang remarked that as the year of 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between China and US, all Nankaiers are expecting a wonderful speech.

Cohen was deeply impressed by the patriotism and spirit of Nankai University after his visit to the exhibition. He looked forward to talking with Nankai people, especially with those student leaders.

After the meeting, Cohen gave a speech at Zhou Enlai Forum on the theme of “US-China Relationship at a Crossroad”.

After the , Cohen replied the questions from the students on politics, economics and culture. He also shared his perceptions on the poetry of William Butler Yeats as well as the recipe of a successful career. 

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