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:

  • China’s view of the opportunities and dangers they face after a US failure in Afghanistan
  • China after the US failure in Afghanistan vs the Soviet Union after the US failure in Vietnam… the difference is China’s robust economy
  • Japan’s Prime Minister Suga resigns… is that a big deal?
  • Japan and Taiwan hold their first bilateral defense talks — THAT IS A BIG DEAL!