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The USS John S. McCain conducts a routine patrol in the South China Sea, Jan. 22, 2017. The guided-missile destroyer is supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

U.S. Navy

Seminar - Open to the Public

China, the U.S., and East Asia's Maritime Disputes

Tue., Mar. 27, 2018 | 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs - Room K262

Speakers: Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of the Board and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA; U.S. Director of National Intelligence (2009–2010); Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Command (1999–2002); Taylor Fravel, Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

In this panel, Taylor Fravel will provide an overview of China’s strategies in East and South China Sea maritime disputes with Japan and Southeast Asian countries, and offer a perspective on explaining them. Admiral Dennis Blair will examine the U.S. strategy and maritime interests in the Asia-Pacific region, and recent responses to China’s strategies.

Co-sponsored by the International Security Program  and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies