Jeff M. Smith
GIS Guest Expert Jeff M. Smith is a research fellow in Heritage's Asian Studies Center, focusing on South Asia. He formerly served as the Director of Asian Security Programs at the American Foreign Policy Council.
He is the author/editor of Asia’s Quest for Balance: China’s Rise and Balancing in the Indo-Pacific (2018), and of Cold Peace: China-India Rivalry in the 21st Century (2014).
He has contributed to multiple books on Asian Security issues, testified as an expert witness before multiple congressional committees, served in an advisory role for several presidential campaigns and regularly briefs officials in the executive and legislative branches on matters of Asian security.