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Talk by Dr. Daniel Kliman on "Global Swing States: Brazil, India, Indonesia, Turkey and the Future of International Order"

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  • September 18, 2013
    Open to all Members; others pl. contact Conference Cell
    1000 to 1200 hrs

    Chair: Dr. G Balachandran

    Speaker: Dr. Daniel Kliman

    About Speaker

    Daniel Kliman is a Senior Advisor with the Asia Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). He leads the Global Swing States Project, which focuses on whether four rising democratic powers -- Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Turkey -- will bolster the prevailing international order. He also leads the Young Strategists Forum, which aims to develop a new generation of strategic thinkers in the United States, Europe, and like-minded nations. In addition, he helps to grow GMF’s line of work on Japan and South Korea.
    Before joining GMF, Kliman was a visiting fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He has served as a Japan Policy Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and an Adjunct Research Associate with the Institute for Defense Analyses. He has also held positions at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kliman has authored one book, Japan’s Security Strategy in the Post-9/11 World, and has been published in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal Asia Edition, Foreign Policy journal,, The Diplomat, and other major news outlets. Kliman graduated from Stanford University and received his Ph.D in politics from Princeton University. He speaks fluent Japanese and is conversant in basic Chinese.