Mike M. Mochizuki is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and holds the Japan-U.S. Relations Chair in Memory of Gaston Sigur at the Elliott School of International Affairs of George Washington University. Professor Mochizuki was Associate Dean of the Elliott School from 2010 to 2015 and Director of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies from 2001 to 2005. Previously he was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He was also Co-Director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Policy at RAND and has taught at the University of Southern California and Yale University. His recent books include Memory, Identity, and Commemorations of World War II (co-editor and author, 2018), Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia (co-editor and author, 2017), Nuclear Debates in Asia (co-editor and author, 2016), The Okinawa Question: Futenma, the US-Japan Alliance, and Regional Security (co-editor and author, 2013), China’s Military and the US-Japan Alliance in 2030: A Strategic Net Assessment (co-author, 2013), Japan in International Politics: The Foreign Policies of an Adaptive State (co-editor and author, 2007), Crisis on the Korean Peninsula: How to Deal with a Nuclear North Korea (co-author, 2003). He has published articles in such journals as The American Interest, Asia Pacific Review, Foreign Affairs, International Security, Japan Quarterly, Journal of Strategic Studies, Nonproliferation Review, Survival, and Washington Quarterly.