Nonresident Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security, Brent Scowcroft Center
TopicsEmerging technologies in defense and NatSec, Technology
RegionsAsia, China, North Korea
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- November 11, 2017
- November 02, 2017On his first full business day as president, Donald J. Trump withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a multilateral trade agreement with eleven other Asia-Pacific nations that was viewed as a pillar of US commitment to Asia.…
- October 25, 2017China’s president re-elected with no clear successor in sight Xi Jinping’s re-election to a second five-year term as China’s president, without a clear successor, cements his grip on the Asian nation and raises questions about the future of economic, political,…
- October 19, 2017The National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which opened in Beijing on October 18, will solidify Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grip on Chinese politics and society, part of a plan to guide the Asian nation toward dominance on…
- September 03, 2017
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.