Dr. TOSHI YOSHIHARA is Professor of Strategy and John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He is an affiliate member of the China Maritime Studies Institute at the war college and a visiting professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He has served as a visiting professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego and in the Strategy Department at the Air War College. Dr. Yoshihara holds a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.