By Dr Amy Searight, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia Office of the Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, US
[Closed-door and By Invitation Only]
Date: 28 August 2015
Venue: Kuala Lumpur
On 20 August 2015, the US Department of Defense publically released its Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy. The report contains DoD’s most comprehensive public assessment of land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea and details ongoing efforts to ensure stability in the region. DASD Searight has agreed to discuss this latest strategy, and its role in the next Phase of the US Asian Rebalance, with the Malaysian security studies community.