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Replacing Hard Power With Soft Power: The U.S.’ New Approach to East Asia

March 9, 2015 Speakers: Claudia Rosett, Journalist-in-Residence, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Shihoko Goto, Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Woodrow Wilson Center Since the end of World War II, U.S. engagement in East Asia has been largely defined by … Continue reading

09. March 2015 by Will Houstoun
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NATO’s Challenge: Maintaining a Tactical Advantage in a Rapidly Changing Security Landscape

January 30, 2015 Host: Center for a New American Security Speakers: General Jean-Paul Palomeros, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, NATO Honorable Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense While the past decade has been largely defined by sustained … Continue reading

30. January 2015 by Will Houstoun
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Reaching New Levels of Cooperation, Coordination, and Capabilities in Asia

September 8, 2014 Host: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Speaker: Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy In the words of Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the U.S. Navy is dictated by a “presence mandate;” that is a … Continue reading

08. September 2014 by Will Houstoun
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How the Budget Battle is Hurting U.S. Security

September 4, 2014 Host: The United States Institute of Peace Speakers: Ms. Michele Flournoy, Chief Executive, Center for a New American Security With the advent of nuclear weapons, drones, intercontinental missiles, and other significant military advancements, many experts have posited … Continue reading

05. September 2014 by Will Houstoun
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