U.S. Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference at CSIS

  • Sep 21, 2012

    WASHINGTON, September 21, 2012 – The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) International Security Program and Japan Chair will host a discussion on U.S. forward presence in the Asia-Pacific region. This discussion will feature a presentation of the CSIS independent assessment of U.S. force posture strategy in the Asia-Pacific region.

    WHEN/WHERE:
    Monday, September 24, 2012
    8:30am – 1:00pm
    B1 Conference Center
    CSIS 1800 K. St. NW, Washington, DC 20006

    Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org

    AGENDA
    8:30-8:45am Welcoming Remarks

    John Hamre
    President and CEO, CSIS

    8:45-9:00am Presentation: U.S. Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific Region
     
    9:00-9:45am 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

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

    Ambassador Richard Armitage
    President, Armitage International

    Admiral Timothy Keating
    U.S. Navy (ret.)

    Mr. Walter Slocombe
    Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

    Moderator:
    David Berteau
    Senior Vice President and Director, International Security Program, CSIS
     
    11:00-12:00pm 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

    12:00-1:00pm Luncheon/Keynote Address

    Dr. Kathleen Hicks
    Principal Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
     
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