Grant Newsham
Japan Forum for Strategic Studies
Senior Researcher
Col USMC (ret)

Monday, June 05 2017, Hour 2

Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret), joined the program to discuss his recent article in the Asia Times entitled “US Marines and Okinawa: Enough exasperation to go around

We discuss US Marine presence on Okinawa and Japanese politics relative to that.  Our presence in Guam and Australia and the future of the South China Sea.

Grant also attempts to answer the question — what’s in the future for our Western Pacific allies