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The Evolution of Technology and Military Strategy in Asia

August 14, 2020

Robert Work examines the influence of emerging military technologies over course of the Pacific War, and discusses how another technological revolution is again driving the United States to examine technologies that would enable it to “offset” some geographic or technical advantages held by its potential adversaries. In this case, Deputy Secretary Work discusses military competition between China and the United States and the role that technology may play as competition intensifies.


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The Honorable Robert O. Work

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense

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Indo-Pacific Program

The Indo-Pacific Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on US interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more