Grant Newsham is a senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, a senior research fellow at the Center for Security Policy and a retired United States Marine Officer. He was the first US Marine liaison officer to the Japan Ground Self Defense force and was instrumental in promoting the JSDF’s initial moves towards an amphibious capability.  He joined ALL MARINE RADIO today to talk about:

  • Australia says “NO” to the Chinese “Belt & Road” initiative
  • What is behind President Duterte’s bluster about using his military to enforce Filipino Economic Exclusion Zone right vis-à-vis continued Chinese encroachment?
  • The aftermath of Japan’s Prime Minister Suga’s visit to President Biden