Defense Strategy

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Symposium on the U.S.-Japan Partnership: Session Three: Ensuring Stability in Northeast Asia (Audio)

Speakers: Elizabeth C. Economy, Sheila A. Smith, Gary Samore, and Hitoshi Tanaka
Presider: Evans J.R. Revere

Listen to experts discuss how the United States and Japan can address critical security issues in northeast Asia, including the Six-Party Talks with North Korea.

This session was part of the CFR Symposium on the U.S.-Japan Partnership: An Agenda for Change, cosponsored with the Asahi Shimbun.

See more in Defense Strategy; Japan; Weapons of Mass Destruction

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China, Space Weapons, and U.S. Security (Audio)

Speaker: Bruce W. MacDonald
Introductory Speaker: Charles D. Ferguson
Presider: Thomas Behling

Listen to Bruce Walter MacDonald, senior director, Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States, discuss China's space, counterspace, and satellite programs and their implications for U.S.-China relations.

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Backgrounder

China's Military Power

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

China's growing military capabilities pose a concern for U.S. security interests. Experts say the United States must push for greater engagement with China's military to reduce the potential for misunderstandings.

See more in Defense Strategy; China