Benjamin Rimland

Research Associate, Alliances and American Leadership Program

Benjamin Rimland is a research associate in the Alliances and American Leadership Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Benjamin's research pertains to the interoperability of allied Pacific militaries, the strategic direction of alliance initiatives in the Indo-Pacific, and the dynamics of Asian strategic balancing. Concurrently a Pacific Forum Young Leader, Benjamin has written analyses of and commentary on Japanese and American defense policy for outlets like The Diplomat, The National Interest, Tokyo Review, The Project 2049 Institute, and others. Having formerly worked for the German Marshall Fund, Benjamin is a graduate of Columbia University (B.A., political science cum laude), St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford (MPhil modern Japanese studies), and has a certificate in advanced Japanese from the Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies.

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Email: brimland [at]
Tel: 914.815.1186