Tuesday, September 1, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT)
Please join the NCAFP as we host 21st Century Leadership Awardee Abraham M. Denmark for a discussion on U.S. strategic opportunities and challenges presented by Asia's dynamic economic rise and its importance to global peace and stability. Drawing on his recently published book, Mr. Denmark will outline an approach that empowers allies and partners to make contributions that advance mutual interests, in the region and across the world. To purchase his book, please click here.
Abraham M. Denmark is Director of the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a Senior Fellow at the Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Denmark’s research and policy expertise is in the politics and security of the Indo-Pacific, and in U.S. strategy toward the region. He is the author of the forthcoming book Empowering Allies: A Strategy for a New Era in the Indo-Pacific, and is the co-editor of Strategic Asia 2013-14: Asia in the Second Nuclear Age (National Bureau of Asian Research, 2013) and Strategic Asia 2014-15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships (NBR, 2014). He has testified multiple times before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, as well as the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Denmark’s commentary has been featured in several major media outlets, including Foreign Affairs, CNN, National Public Radio, the New York Times, the Economist, the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, and the Atlantic. Denmark previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia and worked as Senior Vice President for Political and Security Affairs at The National Bureau of Asian Research, a Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and held several positions in the U.S. Intelligence Community.
The event will be conducted via the video conferencing platform Zoom, which works on PC, Mac, or mobile devices. You do not need to create an account to use it. Guests will have the option to join the meeting through the Zoom application, or by calling in by phone.
In order to streamline the Q&A portion of the conversation, all guests will be muted and may disable their video feeds if they prefer. We ask that guests use the 'raise hand' function to indicate they wish to ask a question, or to submit questions through the chat function. If you don't wish to use these functions, or will join by phone, please submit questions in advance or real time to [email protected].