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The Atlantic Council’s Asia Security Initiative invites you to join us via Zoom on August 19 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am (EDT) for a discussion of how emerging defense technologies are reshaping strategic dynamics in the Indo-Pacific in an era of US-China great power competition and implications for US-Japan cooperation, featuring keynote remarks by General James E. Cartwright, USMC (Ret.), former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Atlantic Council Board Director, followed by a public panel discussion with Dr. Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi, Visiting Professor at Pusan National University and Adjunct Fellow at the Pacific Forum, Dr. Sarah Kirchberger, Head of the Center for Asia-Pacific Strategy and Security, Institute for Security Policy, University of Kiel, and Mr. Tate Nurkin, Founder of OTH Intelligence Group and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council. The discussion will include analysis from a recent Asia Security Initiative report, “Emerging Technologies and the Future of US-Japan Defense Collaboration”.

Keynote remarks by

General James E. Cartwright, USMC (Ret.)
Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Atlantic Council Board Director

Opening remarks by

Dr. Miyeon Oh
Director and Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
Atlantic Council

Panel discussion featuring

Dr. Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi
Visiting Professor
Pusan National University
Adjunct Fellow
Pacific Forum

Dr. Sarah Kirchberger
Head, Center for Asia-Pacific Strategy and Security
Institute for Security Policy, University of Kiel

Mr. Tate Nurkin
Founder
OTH Intelligence Group
Nonresident Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council

Moderated by

Mr. Barry Pavel
Senior Vice President and Director
Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Read the report

Fri, Apr 17, 2020

Emerging technologies and the future of US-Japan defense collaboration

This report explores the drivers, tensions, and constraints shaping US-Japan collaboration on emerging defense technologies while providing concrete recommendations for the US-Japan alliance.

Report by Tate Nurkin and Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi

Defense Technologies East Asia