Toshi Yoshihara, Visiting Professor of International Politics, 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. Previously, he was a Visiting Professor in the Strategy Department at the Air War College. He has also served as an analyst at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, RAND, and the American Enterprise Institute. He is co-author of Red Star over the Pacific: China’s Rise and the Challenge to U.S. Maritime Strategy (Naval Institute Press, 2010), Indian Naval Strategy in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2009), and Chinese Naval Strategy in the Twenty-first Century: The Turn to Mahan (Routledge, 2008). He is also co-editor of Asia Looks Seaward: Power and Maritime Strategy (Praeger, 2008). Professor Yoshihara holds a PhD from The Fletcher School, Tufts University.