The Western Pacific: Upheaval or Status Quo? Vice Admiral Scott Van Buskirk, USN (Ret)

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
by dsuchens

CISS Policy Series presents:

The Western Pacific: Upheaval or Status Quo?

Vice Admiral Scott Van Buskirk, USN (Ret)

Former Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet and Chief of Naval Personnel

Thursday, April 27, 4:30 pm

Bowl 2, Robertson Hall

Please RSVP here!

Vice Admiral Scott Van Buskirk, USN (Ret) is the Vice-President for Strategic Program Development at Oceaneering Advanced Technologies, a global oilfield provider of engineering services. VADM Van Buskirk is a retired United States Navy officer who was the 56th Chief of Naval Personnel and the 47th Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet.  He retired from the Navy in October 2013 after 34 years of service.

VADM Van Buskirk will speak on the security environment in the Western Pacific, including recent tension on the Korean Peninsula and U.S.-China relations.

 

CISS will also be hosting a dinner with VADM Van Buskirk at Prospect House immediately following the talk. Space is limited and reserved for student attendees of the talk. Please let us know if you are interested in attending the dinner by e-mailing ksofer@princeton.edu. We will confirm whether or not you have been selected for the dinner by Tuesday, April 25.

The CISS Policy Series brings prominent national security decision-makers to campus for discussions about the politics and policy of national and international security. Subsequent speakers will focus on national and international security in the Middle East, the role of Congress in national security, and the intersection of development and international security.

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