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Admiral Greenert Gives Keynote Remarks at NBR’s Energy Security Workshop

On June 7, 2017, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the 30th Chief of Naval Operations and current holder of the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies, presented keynote remarks at NBR's thirteenth annual Energy Security Program workshop. This year’s workshop gathered over 60 senior industry, research, and policy experts to examine how China's "Belt and Road" initiative could reshape energy markets and impact energy geopolitics. Admiral Greenert focused his keynote remarks on the need to strengthen maritime security in the Indo-Pacific in order to ensure open sea lines of communication and greater regional energy security.

Learn more about NBR's Energy Security Program and the 2017 workshop "Asia's Energy Security and China's 'Belt and Road' Initiative."

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, USN (ret.)

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