Gordon Chang is an American columnist, author, and lawyer. He is the author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World. Gordon has lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades. He is a columnist at The Daily Beast, a Forbes.com contributor, and a blogger at World Affairs Journal. He also writes regularly for The National Interest. Chang has given numerous briefings at the National Intelligence Council, the CIA, the State Department, U.S. Strategic Command, and the Pentagon.