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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June 12, 2018US President Donald J. Trump made history when he met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12. This was the first time that a sitting US president has met the leader of North Korea. Atlantic Council analysts…
June 01, 2018US President Donald J. Trump said on June 1 that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will proceed as initially planned in Singapore on June 12. Trump’s announcement followed his meeting at the White House with Gen. Kim…
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May 24, 2018US President Donald J. Trump on May 24 abruptly called off a June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The highly anticipated summit—one frequently touted by Trump himself—was to be held in Singapore. “I was very much looking…
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.