US-JAPAN ALLIANCE AT 50: TOWARD A REENERGIZED PARTNERSHIP. 6/7, 10:00am-4:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: Mr. Robin "Sak" Sakoda, Partner, Armitage International; Ms. Keiko Iizuka, Deputy Political Editor, Yomiuri Shimbun; Yuki Tatsumi, Senior Associate, East Asia Program, Stimson Center; Ambassador Jeffrey Bader, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for East Asian Affairs, National Security Council; Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars; Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Singapore to the United States; Alan D. Romberg, Distinguished Fellow and Director, East Asia Program, Stimson Center; Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Tomohiko Taniguchi, Guest Scholar, Defense and Security Team, Sojitz Research Institute, Ltd.
SHIFTING THE BALANCE IN ASIA: INDIAN MILITARY MODERNIZATION. 6/8, 9:00am-1:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Jacqeuline Newmyer, Long Term Strategy Group; Stephen Rosen, Harvard University; Shivaji Sondahi, Princeton University; Chris Clary, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Sunil Dasgupta, University of Maryland; James R. Holmes, U.S. Navy War College; Walter Ladwig III, Oxford University; Jasmeet Ahuja, House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Timothy Hoyt, U.S. Navy War College; Remy Nathan, Aerospace Industries Association.
SHAPING THE AGENDA AMERICAN SECURITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY. 6/10, 1:30-8:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Speakers: Hon. Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Thomas E. Ricks, Senior Fellow, CNAS; Am. Eric Olson, USN Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command; Dr. John A. Nagl, President, CNAS; Peter Singer, Director, 21st Century Defense Initiative, Brookings Institution; Lt. Gn. David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow, CNAS; Amb. Ryan Crocker, Dean, George Bush School, Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University; Dr. Ashley Tellis, Senior Associate, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Richard Fontaine, Senior Fellow, CNAS; Amb. R. Nicholas Burns, Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Board of Directors, CNAS; Anne-Marie Slaughter, Director, Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State; Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor, CNAS; Kristin Lord, Vice President, Director of Studies, CNAS; David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, New York Times; Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow, Middle Eastern Studies Council on Foreign Relations.