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Professional Work Exchange for Enhanced Policy Dialogue Program December 19, 2014 /

The Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) held a three day launch event beginning on December 3 for the second round of the Professional Work Exchange for Enhanced Policy Dialogue Program, which will take place between January and March 2015.

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Want, Waste or War? A Conversation About the Global Resource Nexus December 19, 2014

The 2011-2012 fellows of the Transatlantic Academy held a book launch on December 10 for Want, Waste or War? The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, based on the 2012 report of the Academy and published by Routledge in November.

A Transatlantic Talk with David McAllister December 09, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, the GMF hosted David McAllister, member of European Parliament and chairman of the delegation for relations with the United States, for the fourth installment of its Transatlantic Talks to discuss the dynamics of EU-U.S.

Young Strategists Forum


Program Description

The Young Strategists Forum (YSF) seeks to develop a new generation of strategic thinkers for an age of constrained resources and mounting international challenges. The program involves seminars, simulations, and study tours, with a focus on the U.S.-Japan alliance and its role in the Asia-Pacific region. Participants are selected through a competitive process, open to emerging leaders—academics, journalists, policymakers, politicians, business professionals, and military officers—between the ages of 25 and 39, from the United States, Europe, Japan, and other likeminded Asian countries. Held in partnership with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the program is co-led by GMF Senior Advisor Dr. Daniel M. Kliman and Asia Program Coordinator Sharon Stirling-Woolsey, with Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Princeton Professor Dr. Aaron Friedberg serving as faculty.

For more information on YSF please contact Sharon Stirling-Woolsey.

Past Young Strategists Forums

YSF 2014: January 31-February 4, 2014

YSF 2013: February 1-5, 2013

YSF 2012: March 2-6, 2012

Young Strategists Forum Paper Series

Cultivating a new generation of strategic thinkers in the United States, Europe, and other major Asian democracies requires more than a single conference. To achieve this objective, GMF initiated the Young Strategists Paper Series to give Forum participants a new platform for voicing their perspectives on key military, political, and economic issues. The policy papers resulting from the 2012 and 2013 Young Strategists Forums can be found below. 

An Anglo-French “Pivot”? The Future Drivers Of Europe-Asia Cooperation
September 03, 2014 Anna di MattiaJulia M. Macdonald
This policy brief explores the importance of Asia for the U.K. and France.


 A Modi-Fication Of The India-Japan Relationship?
September 03, 2014 Michael C. HorowitzVipin Narang
This policy brief explains that India and Japan may be poised for a significant upgrade in their bilateral relationship.


 Developing A Future Partnership Between Japan And South Korea For Regional Stability In East Asia
September 03, 2014 Masahiko AndoWei C. ChouAoi Fujita
This policy brief argues that Japan and South Korea can establish closer ties by elevating shared security challenges and economic opportunities above bilateral issues.


 The U.S.-Japan Alliance In A Time Of Transition
Sheena Chestnut Greitens & Caitlin Talmadge, July 2013

 


Challenges Of A Multipolar World: The United States, India, And The European Union In The Asia-Pacific
Rohan Mukherjee & Clara Marina O’Donnell, July 2013
 


Indonesia And The Asia-Pacific: Opportunities And Challenges For Middle Power Diplomacy
Santo Darmosumarto, July 2013
 


 Europe's Eastward Gaze: How Far Should It Reach?
Frédéric Van Kerrebroeck, July 2013
 


The Geopolitics of Chinese Access Diplomacy
Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy & Guy M. Snodgrass, May 2012
 


The Wider Front: The Indian Ocean and AirSea Battle
Iskander Luke Rehman, May 2012
 


Prospects for Establishing a U.S.-Australia-Singapore Security Arrangement: The Australian Perspective
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi, May 2012
 


 Japan’s China Policy — Engagement, but for How Long?
Victoria Tuke, May 2012
 


 Gallery of Past Young Strategists Forums