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:

  • The United States has no major economic agreements with the key nations of the Pacific where we are confronting China (Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea)… why?
  • New developments in the Russia vs Ukraine situation
  • North Korea now launching hypersonics… what is that about?
  • The Philippines are buying American Blackhawk helicopters and Indian surface-to-ship missiles — what are they doing?