Roger Cliff

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative

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Asian Security, International Security


Asia, Asia-Pacific, China
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Roger Cliff is a nonresident senior fellow in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security where he researches East Asian security issues with the Asia Security Initiative.

Previously, he has worked for the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, the Project 2049 Institute, the RAND Corporation, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and VERAC, Inc. He has authored, coauthored, or edited more than thirty books, articles, book chapters, and op-eds on topics including China's military doctrine and training, China's defense industries, and US strategy and policy in the Asia-Pacific. He received his PhD in international relations from Princeton University and holds an MA in Chinese studies from the University of California, San Diego, and a BS in physics from Harvey Mudd College.