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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September 09, 2016
September 09, 2016
September 06, 2016
September 02, 2016US President Barack Obama’s final official trip to Asia comes amid uncertainty over the future of a signature trade pact aimed at preventing China from setting the rules of global trade and at a time when Beijing has shown an…
July 12, 2016Tribunal rejects Beijing’s claims in South China Sea A ruling by an international tribunal in The Hague that China’s claims to “historic rights” in the South China Sea are unlawful delivers a setback to Beijing’s territorial ambitions. The question remains,…
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.