On September 1, 1983, Senator Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson passed away shortly after returning from a trip to China. This essay by Kenneth Pyle, founding president of NBR and Henry M. Jackson Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, is the first in a series honoring Scoop’s legacy.

Henry M. Jackson

APEC and Energy Security

Energy Security and Trade in APEC

Mikkal E. Herberg, research director for NBR’s Energy Security Program, examines the response of countries...
Mikkal E. Herberg


PLA Executive Education
(NBR) is offering the seventh iteration of its three-day executive education course on China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on October 18–20, 2023 in Washington, D.C. Session topics range from China’s Military-Civil Fusion Strategy and party-military relations to strategic doctrine, operational concepts, organizational reform, and service-based analyses. The deadline to apply to the course is October 2, 2023.


Expert Spotlight

Jonathan Greenert

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert

John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies


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China's Military

Assessing U.S.-China Deterrence Dynamics and Crisis Management

Upcoming Event
Virtual Event
Oct 11, 2023
U.S.-ROK Alliance

U.S.-ROK Strategic Cooperation Forum: Trade and Supply Chain Resiliency

Event Summary
Washington, DC
Sep 12, 2023
Energy and Environment

2023 Pacific Energy Summit: International Trade and the Energy Transition

Event Summary
Seattle, Aug 17-
Aug 18, 2023

President’s Circle

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President's Circle

“The Way Ahead for AUKUS” with Abe Denmark

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Virtual Event
Aug 30, 2023
President's Circle

“Security Challenges in the Indo-Pacific” with Camille Dawson

Event Summary
Virtual Event
May 30, 2023

Chairman’s Council

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Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Tadashi Maeda

Event Summary
Virtual Event
Aug 23, 2023
Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Rear Admiral Mike Studeman

Event Summary
Virtual Event
Jul 5, 2023
Chairman's Council

Roundtable with Ambassador Paul Myler

Event Summary
Washington, DC
Apr 24, 2023


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APEC 2023

Assessing U.S. Objectives for APEC 2023

Charles W. Boustany, Shihoko Goto, and Robert Holleyman
Podcast | Apr 14, 2023
Critical Minerals

Quad Geopolitics
Critical Minerals Competition

Niharika Tagotra, Kristin Vekasi, and Thomas Lutken
Podcast | Apr 6, 2023
Digital Transformation

Japan’s Digital Transformation
Industry Advancements and Government Goals

Daisuke Kawai, Ulrike Schaede, and Doug Strub
Podcast | Mar 28, 2023