As part of his visit to Washington for Vice Ministerial level, U.S.-China Defense Consultative Talks (DCT), General Xiong engaged in a closed-session, off-the-record discussion with leading China scholars at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Pictured from left to right: General Xiong; James Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution; Michael Swaine, Senior Associate and Co-Director, China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.