U.S. Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Monday, Sep 24, 2012
  • The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) recently submitted an independent assessment of force posture options for the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility to the Department of Defense, pursuant to the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. The study – which DoD provided to the congressional defense committees in late July – is available for public viewing at our website.

    AGENDA
    8:30-8:45    Welcoming Remarks: John Hamre, President and CEO, CSIS
     
    8:45-9:00    Presentation: U.S. Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific Region
     
    9:00-9:45    CSIS Independent Assessment of U.S. Force Posture Strategy in the Asia-Pacific Region

    • David Berteau, Senior Vice President and Director, International Security Program, CSIS
    • Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS; Associate Professor, Georgetown University

    9:45-10:00    Break
     
    10:00-11:00    Panel One: U.S. Perspectives

    • Ambassador Richard Armitage, President, Armitage International
    • Admiral Timothy Keating, USN (ret.)
    • Mr. Walter Slocombe, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
    • Moderator: David Berteau, Senior Vice President and Director, International Security Program, CSIS

     
    11:00-12:00    Panel Two: Regional Perspectives

    • Ernest Bower, Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program, CSIS
    • Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS; Professor, Georgetown University
    • Lieutenant General (Ret.) Noboru Yamaguchi, professor of military history and strategy, National Defense Academy of Japan
    • Moderator: Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS; Associate Professor, Georgetown University

    12:00-13:00    Luncheon/Keynote Address: Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Principal Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

    Please contact Eri Hirano of Japan Chair and Nicole Darden of DIIG.

     

Location

Center for Strategic and International Studies
B1 Conference Center
1800 K Street, NW
Washington DC, 20006

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