NEW YORK, February 26, 2014 - David Blumenthal, Alan D. Romberg , Jim Sciutto and Orville Schell look at the issues surrounding the contested Senkaku/Diaoyu islands and the current state of China-U.S.-Japan relations. (1 hr., 22 min.)
Daniel Blumenthal is the Director of Asian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on East Asian security issues and Sino-American relations. He has both served in and advised the U.S. government on China issues for over a decade, including as a senior director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia at the Department of Defense.
Alan D. Romberg
Alan D. Romberg is distinguished fellow and the director of the East Asia program at the Stimson Center. He spent 27 years in the U.S. Foreign Service, including 20 as a Foreign Service Officer. He also worked for ten years as the CV Starr Senior Fellow for Asian Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and was a special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy.
Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, is an author, journalist, and former Dean and Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written widely for many magazine and newspapers, including the Atlantic Monthly, the New Yorker, Time, the New Republic, Harpers, the Nation, the New York Review of Books, Wired, Foreign Affairs, the China Quarterly, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. Schell is a Fellow at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University, a Senior Fellow at the Annenberg School of Communications at USC and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jim Sciutto is the Chief National Security Correspondent at CNN. Previously, he had served as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke. He is the recipient of several awards, including two Emmy Awards for his reporting in Iraq.