Newt Gingrich, Steve Bannon and Shalabh ‘Shalli’ Kumar Join Other Experts and
Electronics Manufacturers to Address Communist China’s Take-Down of the U.S.
Industrial Base and the Emerging U.S.-India Strategic Partnership
WASHINGTON—On Saturday, June 22, the “Committee on the Present Danger: China” (CPDC) and the
National Indian American Public Policy Institute (NIAPPI) will host a public event, forum and panel discussion to
address the “unrestricted warfare” waged for decades by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) against American
electronics and other manufacturers and the importance of India under the leadership of newly reelected Prime
Minister Narendra Modi in addressing the threat posed by the two nations’ mutual foe: the People’s Republic of
Before an expected crowd of 1,000-plus Hindu-Americans and others in the Chicagoland area, and against the
backdrop of President Donald Trump’s meeting with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping next week, this public event will
feature business leaders, past and present senior legislators, subject matter experts and experienced executives in
the American manufacturing sector. It will, among other things, expose the character and devastating effects of the
CCP’s long-running economic warfare against the United States.
CPDC will also be premiering a video addressing China’s premeditated assault and take-down of American
manufacturing, what and how it happened, and how to fight back and bring it back.
Shalabh “Shalli” Kumar, founding chairman of the AVG Group of Companies of Chicago, an electronics
inventor and a manufacturing expert with 50 years of experience, former member of President Reagan’s
Business Advisory Council, and also the founder of the National Indian American Public Policy Institute, will
host former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (by video), Steve Bannon, former Strategic Advisor to President
Trump, Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah, Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, USAF, and others who are involved with the
CPDC’s efforts to raise public awareness about and encourage official action aimed at countering such Chinese
WHO: The Committee on the Present Danger: China (CPDC) and the National Indian American Public
Policy Institute (NIAPPI)
WHAT: A program of briefings, a panel discussion of electronics manufacturing experts, and questions
and answers with the speakers concerning the Chinese Communist Party’s unrestricted economic, financial, technological and other asymmetric forms of warfare against the American manufacturing and industrial base—and what must be done to take it back and defeat them—and
how the U.S. and India can collaborate in countering the present danger from the PRC.
WHERE: The Rana-Reagan Community Center, 343 St. Paul Boulevard, Carol Stream, Illinois
WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. Satuday, June 22
WHY: To illuminate the damage done by the Chinese Communist Party to America and her
manufacturing base, its current and long term implications for the U.S. economy and national
security, and the steps needed now to take corrective action and build the U.S. strategic
partnership with Modi’s India
HOW: For media to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Key Entity Mission Statements:
The Committee on the Present Danger: China was launched in March 2019 by a diverse group of
experts on China, national security practitioners, human rights and religious freedom activists to help
defend America through public education and advocacy against the full array of conventional and non-
conventional dangers posed by the People’s Republic of China.
Founded in 2012, the National Indian American Public Policy Institute (NIAPPI) was inspired by
efforts dating back to the 1980s to promote individuals and causes important to a strong Indo-American
partnership. NIAPPI conducts research and educational activities.