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NBR Counselors Aaron L. Friedberg and Ashley J. Tellis Testify on U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Asia-Pacific


Aaron L. Friedberg, Counselor, The National Bureau of Asian Research; Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University


Ashley J. Tellis, Counselor, The National Bureau of Asian Research; Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


On April 25, 2017, NBR Counselors Aaron L. Friedberg and Ashley J. Tellis testified before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing on "U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Asia-Pacific."

Download prepared testimony submitted by Dr. Friedberg and Dr. Tellis or view video of the hearing on the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services website: Policy and Strategy in the Asia-Pacific


Strategic Asia 2016–17: Understanding Strategic Cultures in the Asia-Pacific, the sixteenth volume in the Strategic Asia series, examines how the region's major powers view international politics and the use of military force. Learn more.



Strategic Asia Program Director Ashley J. Tellis explains the importance of strategic culture for understanding international relations, discusses the Strategic Asia 2016–17 volume’s main findings, and assesses some of the implications for U.S. policy in Asia. Read the interview.