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Richard D. Fisher, Jr.


“Our liberty depends on freedom of the press.” — Thomas Jefferson

Richard D. Fisher, Jr. is a Senior Fellow with the International Assessment and Strategy Center.

His reports and analyses have been published in the Jane’s Intelligence Review, Jane’s Defence Weekly,, Aviation Week and Space Technology, Armed Forces Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review, Asian Wall Street Journal, Defense News, The Epoch Times and the Washington Times.

Mr. Fisher is the author of China’s Military Modernization, Building for Regional and Global Reach (Praeger, 2008, Stanford University Press, 2010, Taiwan Ministry of National Defense translation 2012). He serves on the Advisory Board of the Global Taiwan Institute and is a columnist for the Taipei Times.

Previously Mr. Fisher worked with the Center for Security Policy, Jamestown Foundation China Brief, U.S. House of Representatives Republican Policy Committee, and The Heritage Foundation. He studied at Georgetown University and received a B.A. (Honors) in 1981 from Eisenhower College.

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