As of April 2011, Abraham M. Denmark is a Senior Advisor at the Center for Naval Analysis. Previously, he was a Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and Director of its Asia-Pacific Security Program as well as several defense strategy and planning projects, including The Contested Commons: The Future of American Power in a Multipolar World. He has authored several CNAS reports on U.S. relations toward the Asia-Pacific region, and co-edited the book The U.S.-ROK Alliance in the 21st Century, published by the Korea Institute for National Unification (2009). He has also testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, and has been featured in major publications in the United States and in Asia.
Prior to joining the CNAS, Mr. Denmark was Country Director for China Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. In 2009, he received the Award for Excellence from the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Mr. Denmark studied History and Political Science at the University of Northern Colorado, and earned a master’s degree in International Security from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He has also studied at China’s Foreign Affairs College and Peking University.
Mr. Denmark is no stranger to the National Committee, having participated in a stunning panel on Challenges Facing the Intelligence Community in April 2010 anchored by Nathaniel Fick, CEO of the CNAS, a 2009 recipient of the NCAFP Young Leaders Award and currently a member of its 21st Century Leaders Council.
Publications and Media Hits:
Asia's Security and the Contested Global Commons, October 4, 2010
Contested Commons: The Future of American Power in a Multipolar World, January 25, 2010
The U.S.-ROK Alliance in the 21st Century, December 17, 2009