America’s Policy and East/Southeast Asia: How Much Continuity and How Much Retreat?
REGIONAL STRATEGIC AND POLITICAL STUDIES PROGRAMME SEMINAR
About the Speaker
Dr Michael Jonathan Green is Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Director of Asian Studies and Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He served on the staff of the National Security Council (NSC) from 2001 through 2005 and was Asia Director in NSC. Before joining the NSC staff, he was a senior fellow for East Asian security at the Council on Foreign Relations, director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center and the Foreign Policy Institute, research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses, and senior adviser on Asia in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He has also worked in Japan on the staff of a member of the National Diet. Dr Green is currently a distinguished scholar at the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation in Tokyo. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Aspen Strategy Group, the America Australia Leadership Dialogue, the advisory board of the Center for a New American Security, and the editorial boards of the Washington Quarterly and the Journal of Unification Studies in Korea. Dr Green has authored numerous books and articles on East Asian security, including most recently By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.