The U.S.-Japan-ROK Strategic Triangle and Maritime Security

Building Capacity in Northeast Asia and in the Broader Indo-Pacific Region

A Trilateral Dialogue Workshop

June 17, 2016

Washington, D.C.

Participants

United States
Japan
Republic of Korea
Australia
Observers
  • The United States

    Doug Acoba
    Chief, Trilateral Policy Operations
    U.S. Forces Korea, J5

    Captain Shan Byrne, USN
    Assistant Deputy Director
    Politico-Military Affairs – Asia
    J5 Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate
    The Joint Staff

    Gregory Chaffin
    Country Director for Korea
    Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
    for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs

    Emma Chanlett-Avery
    Specialist in Asian Affairs
    Congressional Research Service 

    Dr. Patrick Cronin
    Senior Advisor and Senior Director,
    Asia-Pacific Security Program
    Center for a New American Security

    Abraham M. Denmark
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia
    Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
    for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs

    Dr. Charles Edel
    Policy Planning Staff
    U.S. Department of State

    Lieutenant General Wallace “Chip” Gregson, Jr., USMC (Ret.)
    Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs   
    Senior Director, China and the Pacific, Center for the National Interest

    Dr. Michael Green
    Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies
    Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Georgetown University

    Brian Harding
    Director, East and Southeast Asia
    Center for American Progress

    Dr. James Holmes
    Professor of Strategy and Policy
    U.S. Naval War College

    Dr. Jeffrey Hornung
    Fellow, Security and Foreign Affairs Program
    Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

    Frank Jannuzi
    President and CEO
    Mansfield Foundation

    Jack Kelly
    Senior Staff
    The Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis

    Ambassador Sung Kim
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan and Special Representative for North Korean Policy
    U.S. Department of State

    Bruce Klingner
    Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia
    Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy
    Heritage Foundation

    Weston Konishi
    William Reinsch Visiting Lecturer of East Asian Studies
    The Johns Hopkins University

    Colonel Steve Lee, USA
    Director, Strategic Communications
    U.S. Forces Korea, J5

    Dr. Adam Liff
    Assistant Professor, School of Global and International Studies
    Indiana University

    Dr. Satu Limaye
    Director
    East-West Center in Washington

    Robert Manning
    Resident Senior Fellow
    Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
    The Atlantic Council

    Dr. Mark Manyin
    Specialist in Asian Affairs
    Congressional Research Service

    Rear Admiral Mike McDevitt, USN (Ret.)
    Senior Fellow
    Strategic Studies Division
    CNA Corporation

    Dr. Charles Perry
    Vice President and Director of Studies
    The Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis

    Dr. James Przystup
    Senior Fellow
    Institute of National Strategic Studies
    National Defense University

    Evans Revere
    Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution
    Senior Director
    Albright Stonebridge Group

    Alan Romberg
    Distinguished Fellow and Director,
    East Asia Program
    The Stimson Center

    Eric Sayers
    Professional Staff Member, Majority Staff
    Senate Armed Services Committee

    Dr. Michael Schiffer
    Senior Advisor/Counselor, Minority Staff
    Senate Foreign Relations Committee

    James Schoff
    Senior Associate, Asia Program
    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    Dr. Amy Searight
    Director, Southeast Asia Program
    Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Matthew Stumpf
    Deputy Director, Strategic Communications
    U.S. Forces Korea, J5

    Dr. Michael Swaine
    Senior Associate, Asia Program
    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace  

    Yuki Tatsumi
    Senior Associate – East Asia
    The Stimson Center

    Vice Admiral Robert L. Thomas, Jr., USN
    Director, Navy Staff
    Former Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet

    Dr. Toshi Yoshihara
    John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies
    U.S. Naval War College

    Joseph Young
    Director, Office of Japanese Affairs
    U.S. Department of State

  • Japan

    Dr. Ken Jimbo
    Associate Professor
    Faculty of Policy Management and Center for Asia-Pacific Studies
    Keio University

    Tetsuo Kotani
    Senior Fellow
    Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)

    Kyosuke Matsumoto
    Political Counselor
    Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.

    Dr. Narushige “Michi” Michishita
    Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

    The Honorable Masanori Nishi
    Former Administrative Vice Minister of Defense
    Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Masataka Okano
    Minister (Political)
    Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.

    Rear Admiral Yuki Sekiguchi, JMSDF
    Defense and Naval Attaché
    Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.

    Captain (Dr.) Takuya “Shimo” Shimodaira, JMSDF
    Liaison Officer and Visiting Military Professor
    International Programs Department
    U.S. Naval War College

    The Honorable Hideshi Tokuchi
    Former Vice Minister of Defense for International Affairs
    Senior Research Advisor, Institute of International Policy Studies
    Visiting Fellow, Institute of International Relations, Sophia University
    Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

    Vice Admiral Masanori Yoshida, JMSDF (Ret.)
    Vice President of International Security Affairs
    Sojitz Corporation of America

  • The Republic of Korea

    Kyung-hoon Chai
    Secretary
    Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, D.C.

    Hyun-woo Cho
    Political Counselor
    Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, D.C.

    Dr. Kang Choi
    Vice President for Research and Director, Center for Foreign Policy and National Security
    Asan Institute for Policy Studies

    Grace Kim
    Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, D.C.

    Dr. Jina Kim
    Associate Research Fellow
    Korea Institute for Defense Analyses

    Dr. Sung Han Kim
    Professor of International Relations
    Graduate School of International Studies
    Director, Ilmin International Relations Institute
    Korea University

    Dr. Chung Min Lee
    Professor of International Relations
    Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University
    Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    Former ROK Ambassador for National Security Affairs

    Dr. Beom-cheol Shin
    Director General for Policy Planning
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Major General Koung-soo Shin, ROKA
    Military Defense Attaché
    Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, D.C.

    Dr. Jung-yeop Woo
    Director, Washington, D.C., Office
    Asan Institute for Policy Studies

  • Australia

    Dr. Sheridan Kearnan
    Minister Counsellor (Defence Policy)
    Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C.

    Andrew Shearer
    Former National Security Advisor to Prime Ministers Howard and Abbott
    Senior Advisor for Asia-Pacific Security
    Center for Strategic and International Studies

  • Observers

    2d Lt. Patrick E. Boyle, USAF
    Master in Public Policy Candidate
    Harvard Kennedy School
    Research Intern
    Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis

    2d Lt. Christian Ferrarini, USAF
    Master in Public Policy Candidate
    Harvard Kennedy School
    Research Intern
    Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis

    Matthew Foerster
    Research Assistant
    Asia Program
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

    2d Lt. Zachary R. Johnson, USAF
    Master in Public Policy Candidate
    Harvard Kennedy School
    Research Intern
    Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis