Michael J Green

Nonresident Fellow
Michael J Green
Biography
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Michael Jonathan Green is senior vice president for Asia and Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Director of Asian Studies and chair in modern and contemporary Japanese politics and foreign policy at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He served on the staff of the National Security Council (NSC) from 2001 through 2005, first as director for Asian affairs, with responsibility for Japan, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, and then as special assistant to the president for national security affairs and senior director for Asia, with responsibility for East Asia and South Asia. Before joining the NSC staff, he was senior fellow for East Asian security at the Council on Foreign Relations, director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center and the Foreign Policy Institute, and an assistant professor at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses, and senior adviser on Asia in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He also worked in Japan on the staff of a member of the National Diet.

An alliance of democracies is essential
An alliance of democracies is essential
The only question is ­– what kind?
What to expect from John Bolton at the White House
What to expect from John Bolton at the White House
It’s unclear whether Bolton’s hawkish views will transfer into reality in office.
Donald Trump’s message for Asia
Donald Trump’s message for Asia
The President appears to be learning that whatever leverage the US has with China is derivative of our alliances and partnerships in the region.
AUSMIN: For the US, a refreshingly ‘normal’ meeting
AUSMIN: For the US, a refreshingly ‘normal’ meeting
Some argue Australia should not rest easy since it might get the European treatment when the President shows up. Could be, but I doubt it.
Turnbull-Trump: The alliance needed a new start, and got one
Turnbull-Trump: The alliance needed a new start, and got one
We will need more than the warm and cordial summit on board USS Intrepid to address the creeping problem in the alliance.
Fighting with America: It's what good friends do
Fighting with America: It's what good friends do
The most effective thing Australia can do now is to lean in to the confused situation in Washington.
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