Nonresident Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
TopicsEmerging technologies in defense and NatSec, Technology
RegionsAsia, China, North Korea
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April 15, 2018
April 02, 2018
March 28, 2018Though North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged his country’s commitment to denuclearization in a secret meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, it is unlikely that his sentiments are sincere. According to Jamie Metzl, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s…
March 22, 2018Attention Walmart shoppers: Those cheap electronics and apparel with “Made in China” tags on them will soon cost more. US President Donald J. Trump on March 22 slapped billion in tariffs on China, retaliating against its theft of technology…
March 14, 2018
Metzl appears regularly on national and international media discussing Asian economic and political issues and his syndicated columns and other writing on Asian affairs, genetics, virtual reality, and other topics are regularly featured in publications around the world. He has testified before Congress outlining emergency preparedness recommendations after 9-11 and on the national security implication of the biotechnology and genomics revolutions. He is the author of a history of the Cambodian genocide and the novel The Depths of the Sea, both published by St. Martin's Press. His novel Genesis Code, dealing with issues of human genetic enhancement in the context of a future US-China rivalry, was published by Arcade in November 2014.
A founder and cochair of the national security organization Partnership for a Secure America, Jamie is a board member of the International Center for Transitional Justice and the Jewish refugee agency HIAS, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a former White House fellow and Aspen Institute crown fellow, and is the honorary ambassador to North America of the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy. He holds a PhD in Asian history from Oxford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University. He has completed twelve Ironman triathlons, twenty-four marathons, and nine ultramarathons.