On September 1, 2020 the National Committee on American Foreign Policy hosted 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 outlined an approach that empowers allies and partners to make contributions that advance mutual interests, in the region and across the world.
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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.