Christopher D. Yung, PhD (CSCMA)
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Dr. Yung is a Senior Research Fellow for CSCMA, the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at National Defense University. He has held this position since September 2009. Prior to his entering into government service, Dr. Yung was a senior Research Analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) located in Alexandria, Virginia. While at C.N.A. Dr. Yung led projects or was involved in analysis related to China, Northeast Asia security, the Chinese Navy, the Chinese Military, and U.S. inter-operability with the militaries of the Far East.
He was a member of Undersecretary of the Navy’s Asia-Pacific Round Table Discussion Group. He wrote a widely read monograph on Chinese Naval Power in the Twenty First Century. He led projects or was involved in Asia-Pacific related studies for the Commander-in-Chief Pacific Fleet, Commander, Seventh Fleet, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Office of Naval Research, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, Office of Naval Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Korea, and Marine Corps Intelligence Activity.
"Gators of Neptune: Naval Amphibious Planning for the Normandy Invasion, 1942-4." Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2006.
Monographs:Leveraging NCIS Capabilities for the Global War on Terror, C.N.A. Research Memorandum, Alexandria, Va., September 2007.
China Science and Technology, A Scoping Study for the Office of Naval Research, C.N.A. Research Memorandum, Alexandria, Va. April 2006.