U.S. Defense Strategy in the Indo-Pacific with Admiral Jonathan Greenert
Sep 27th, 2018 by nbrpodcasts
In this episode, we interview ADM Jonathan Greenert about maritime strategy in the Indo-Pacific.
ADM Greenert holds the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies at NBR. He is a career naval officer, having served for 40 years in the U.S. Navy, culminating in his appointment as the 30th Chief of Naval Operations from 2011 to 2015. He is a recipient of various personal and campaign awards, including the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, and the Vice Admiral Stockdale Award for inspirational leadership.
His recent publication, Tenets of a Regional Defense Strategy: Considerations for the Indo-Pacific, is available for free download from the NBR website.
The Indo-Pacific at present is a hotspot of political turmoil and territorial disputes. Discovering solutions for these issues requires critical strategic planning and innovation. Fresh from hosting a panel event of international Navy Chiefs, ADM Greenert provides valuable insights to address the dynamic challenges in the maritime commons. In this wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the diverse complexities of the Indo-Pacific and explores possible avenues for U.S. policy.
We hope you enjoy this episode of Asia Insight!