The Asan Institute for Policy Studies hosted the ‘Asan Dosirak with Experts’ titled “The Obama Administration’s New National Security Team and the Outlook for Asia” with Dr. Patrick Cronin of the Center for a New American Security on Monday, May 23, 2011. Dr. Patrick Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at National Defense University and has had a 25-year career inside government and academic research centers, spanning defense affairs, foreign policy, and development assistance. Dr. Cronin also served at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Dr. Cronin has taught at several universities, including the National Defense University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University SAIS, and the University of Virginia. He also read International Relations at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, where he received both his M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees.