Rethinking the Rebalance: Military Strategies for a Stable Asia

November 6, 2013 • 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST

Remarks by

Mr. Hugh White
Professor of Strategic Studies
Australian National University

Moderated by

Mr. Murray Hiebert
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director
Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS

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Please join us for a forum with Australian National University Professor and International Security expert Hugh White. Dr. White will discuss the United States ‘rebalance’ to the Asia-Pacific, focusing on the U.S. military rebalance and role of the U.S.-Australian alliance.
Hugh White is professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. He has worked on Australian and regional strategic, defense, and foreign policy issues since 1980.  He has been an intelligence analyst, journalist, ministerial adviser, departmental official, think tanker and academic. In the 1990s he served as international relations adviser to Prime Minister Bob Hawke and as deputy secretary of Defence for Strategy and Intelligence.  He was the principal author of Australia’s 2000 Defence White Paper.
His recent publications include Power Shift: Australia’s Future between Washington and Beijing published by Black Inc. in 2010 and The China Choice: Why we should share power, which has been published in the US by Oxford University Press in September.
Please RSVP to the Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies by November 5 at noon.
Murray Hiebert
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Southeast Asia Program