2023 CSCAP Nuclear Energy Experts Group

2 August, 2023 – 4 August, 2023 @ 12:00 am – Key Findings The Pacific Forum, with support from Sandia National Laboratories and in collaboration with Singapore’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, held the 12th Nuclear Energy Experts Group (NEEG) Meeting in Singapore on August 2-4, 2023. About 40 senior researchers and officials attended, as well as five Pacific Forum Young Leaders, all in their […]

PacNet #68 – The Pacific: Great power politics threatens regional unity

August 29, 2023 The Pacific Islands have consistently sought a stronger regional voice since the establishment of the Pacific Islands Forum in 1971, most recently manifesting in the Blue Pacific Continent. But now increased attention from great powers threatens such regional efforts. Over the past decade, concerns associated with the rise of China, particularly Beijing’s […]

Comparative Connections Virtual Roundtable

24 August, 2023 @ 12:00 am – About This Event On August 24, Sourabh Gupta, Dr. Sheila Smith, and Dr. Robert Sutter discussed the effects of the standoff between the US and China on the Indo-Pacific, with tensions over trade, maritime boundaries, and arms buildup intensifying. Speakers Sourabh Gupta is a senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist with two decades of Washington, D.C.-based experience […]

PacNet #67 – Military challenges for Russia in the Indo-Pacific

August 28, 2023 Russia faces four potential military problems in the Indo-Pacific: Vulnerability of the sea leg of its nuclear triad as part of the Pacific Fleet. Escalation of tensions around Japan’s territorial claims to the Kuril Islands. Large-scale regional armed conflicts, primarily on the Korean Peninsula, but also around Taiwan or in the South […]

David Camroux

David Camroux is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at The Paris Institute of Political Studies in Paris. In East Asia, he is a Visiting Professor at Yonsei University (Seoul), Keio University (Tokyo) and the University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur). His previous positions at Sciences Po were as Director of Studies at the Centre des hautes études […]

James Sullivan

James Sullivan, Managing Director at J.P. Morgan, leads Asia Pacific Equity Research. With extensive experience in equity research, hedge fund management, and strategy consulting, James has garnered accolades including the Wall Street Journal’s Best on the Street award. He plays integral roles within J.P. Morgan’s leadership, contributing to development councils, business resource groups, and the […]

Miles Pomper

Miles Pomper, a Senior Fellow at CNS in Washington DC, specializes in nuclear energy, nonproliferation, security, and arms control. He earned master’s degrees from Columbia University and Northwestern University in international affairs and journalism respectively. As the former Editor-in-Chief of Arms Control Today, he brings extensive experience. Prior roles include lead foreign policy reporter for […]

Bradley Jensen Murg

Dr. Bradley J. Murg,  Provost and Interim Rector (President) at Paragon University, holds multiple roles including Director of Research and Associate Professor. With a rich history in Cambodia since 2000, he’s recognized as a Distinguished Fellow at the Cambodia Institute for Cooperation and Peace, lead editor of The Journal of Greater Mekong Studies, and Senior […]

PacNet #66 – US policy toward China: Three do’s and a don’t

August 22, 2023 Is war between the United States and China inevitable? This was the central question asked of panelists at the opening session of this year’s Asia-Pacific Roundtable in Kuala Lumpur. My answer was “No, it is not inevitable, but it is no longer unimaginable or as unlikely as it was a few short […]