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Jonathan Berkshire Miller
International Affairs Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations – International Affairs Fellow (Japan)
Senior Fellow – EastWest Institute
Chair – Japan-ROK – Pacific Forum CSIS (Center for Strategic andInternational Studies)
Jonathan is an international affairs professional with expertise on security, defense and intelligence issues in Northeast Asia. He has held a variety of positions in the private and public sector. Currently, he is an international affairs fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, based in Tokyo, Japan.
Additionally, he is the Director and cofounder of the Ottawa-based Council on International Policy. Miller is also a Senior Fellow on East Asia for the EastWest Institute. Previously, he held a fellowship on Japan with the Pacific Forum CSIS from 2013-16. At the Pacific Forum CSIS, he chairs a ten-member group focused on Japan-Korea relations, in the context of the US “rebalance” to Asia. He regularly attends track 1.5 and track 2 dialogues across the Asia-Pacific region on security and intelligence issues.
Jonathan is a regular contributor to several academic journals, magazines and newspapers on Asia-Pacific defense and security issues including The Economist, Foreign Affairs, Forbes and Newsweek. He has also published widely in other outlets including Foreign Policy, the World Affairs Journal, the Nikkei Asian Review, the Japan Times, the Mainichi Shimbun, the ASAN Forum, Jane’s Intelligence Review and Global Asia. Miller has been interviewed and quoted on Japanese security issues across a wide range of media including the New York Times, CNN, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, the Japan Times, Asahi Shimbun, the Voice of America and ABC news.
In addition to his work on policy issues with think tanks, Jonathan has spent nearly a decade working on economic and security issues related to Asia with the Canadian federal government and has worked both with the foreign ministry and the security community.
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