Meeting

Term Member Virtual Meeting: The Future of the United States in the Pacific

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Speakers

Professor of Practice, The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Palau; CFR Member

Kaitlin E. Kleiber

Defense Policy Advisor, U.S. Senate; CFR Term Member

International Affairs Fellow in Japan, Council on Foreign Relations; Visiting Research Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs; CFR Term Member

Having bipartisan support in Congress, the Biden Administration has stated that strengthening partnerships in the Pacific is of utmost importance to meet some of the most pressing challenges of the twenty-first century, including competition with China and combating climate change. Join our speakers for a conversation on U.S. strategic interests in the Pacific and the available levers the United States has to further productive engagement in the region. This is the first session of a two-part virtual series on the role of the U.S. in the Pacific. 
 

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