Brendan O'Reilly has spent most of his adult life living and working in China, India, and New Zealand.  He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. A variety of publications, including Asia Times, The Diplomat, and the BBC have featured Brendan's geopolitical analysis. His main areas of expertise are China's foreign policy and its domestic sociopolitical dynamics. Brendan's nine years of on-the-ground experience in the Asia-Pacific greatly aid his continuing work as an analyst for WorldAware.