Bold. Innovative. Bipartisan.
Bold. Innovative. Bipartisan.
Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at CNAS. She is formerly a Fellow with the CSIS Asia Program and Director of the CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative. Her expertise includes Asia security issues, deterrence, nuclear strategy and policy, and alliance politics. She was previously a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. Rapp-Hooper’s academic writings have appeared in Political Science Quarterly, Security Studies,and Survival. Her policy writings have appeared in The National Interest, Foreign Affairs, and The Washington Quarterly, and her analysis has been featured inThe New York Times, The Washington Post, and on NPR and the BBC, among others. Dr. Rapp-Hooper is a Foreign Policy Interrupted Fellow and a David Rockefeller Fellow of the Trilateral Commission. She holds a B.A. in history from Stanford University and an M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.
In this paper, CNAS Senior Fellow Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper examines three prominent escalation scenarios in the Asia-Pacific in the context of China’s developing area-denial/anti-access capabilityRead More
Three CNAS experts provide a roadmap for the next U.S. administration and key U.S. allies in the region to address these challenges and potential escalation.Read More
CNAS experts Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper and Harry Krejsa assess the regional and global implications of a ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea under the Permanent Court of Arbitration, commonly known as Philippines v. China.Read More
Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper, senior fellow in the Asia-Pacific Security Program, testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on “China and the U.S. Rebalance to Asia.”Read More
As tensions rise in the South China Sea, five CNAS experts have written a report arguing in favor of, and creating a roadmap for, a shared maritime domain awareness (MDA) for the South China Sea.Read More
In Forbes, senior fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper discusses the Hague ruling on the South China Sea and the possible consequences.Read More
In Reuters, senior fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper discusses closing loopholes in sanctions against North Korea.Read More
On news that North Korea had conducted a nuclear test, Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby and Asia-Pacific Security Program Senior Fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper have written a new Press Note.Read More
In advance of President Obama’s trip to Asia for the G-20, the East Asia Summit, and the U.S.-ASEAN Summit, three Asia experts at CNAS write a press note.Read More
Senior fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper explains why Beijing should engage in bilateral talks over the South China Sea after the recent ruling.Read More
In The Washington Post, senior fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper discusses the recent South China Sea ruling and possible threatening reactions from China.Read More
Senior fellow Mira Rapp-Hooper discusses actions China has taken in the South China Sea for what it assumes are long-term strategic gains on CNBC.Read More
Following the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s ruling that China’s expansive claims, island building, and coercive activities in the South Chine Sea are unlawful, CNAS experts Patrick Cronin, Mira Rapp-Hooper, and Harry Krejsa have written a new Press Note.Read More
Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper, Senior Fellow with the CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program, weighs in on how the United States should advance in the South China Sea.Read More
In Reuters, Senior Fellow Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper weighs in on China positioning anti-aircraft missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea.Read More