Dr. Daniel Kliman is a visiting fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He contributes to the Asia-Pacific Security Program and other initiatives, and has authored one report, Renewal: Revitalizing the U.S.-Japan Alliance. At CNAS, Kliman is also completing a book on how to navigate the rise of new powers.
Before receiving his Ph.D. from Princeton University, Kliman was a Japan Policy Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and an Adjunct Research Associate with the Institute for Defense Analyses. He has also held positions at the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kliman is the author of one book, Japan’s Security Strategy in the Post-9/11 World: Embracing a New Realpolitik , and has written opinion pieces published with CBSnews.com, the Christian Science Monitor, the Diplomat, Foreignpolicy.com, the Japan Times, the Jerusalem Post, the Wall Street Journal Asia Edition, the Washington Diplomat, and World Politics Review. After graduating from Stanford University, where he studied political science and economics, Kliman spent a year at Kyoto University as a Fulbright Fellow. He speaks fluent Japanese, and, on a good day, is conversant in basic Chinese. A proud Californian, Kliman was born and raised in Santa Barbara.