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The Origins of America's Asian Alliances and Lessons for the Future

July 26, 2017 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm EDT
Please join CSIS and the Alliances and American Leadership Project for a discussion on “The Origins of America's Asian Alliances and Lessons for the Future”. With the United States and allies confronting rising threats and shifting geopolitical realities in this vital region, Alliances Project director Andrew Shearer will convene a discussion on this important topic with three leading experts:
  • Dr. Michael Green, senior vice president for Asia and Japan Chair at CSIS, chair in modern and contemporary Japanese politics and foreign policy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and recent author of By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783;
  • Dr. Victor Cha, senior adviser and Korea Chair at CSIS, director of Asian studies and holder of the D.S. Song-KF Chair in the Department of Government and School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and author of Powerplay: Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia; and
  • Mr. Richard McGregor, former Beijing and Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times and author of the forthcoming book Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century.
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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair