Mr. JAMES W. BORTON
James Borton, an independent environmental policy writer and former (Hong Kong-based) foreign correspondent for The Washington Times, contributes to Asia Sentinel, Asian Perspective, Asia Times, East Asia Forum, Geopolitical Monitor, Nikkei Asian Review, The South China Morning Post, Project Syndicate and World Politics Review. He has edited four books, The South China Sea: Challenges and Promises, Islands and Rocks in the South China Sea: Post Hague Ruling, The Art of Medicine in Metaphors and Venture Japan. He was a past National Endowment Humanities Fellow at Yale University and has been a non-resident fellow at the Washington, DC based Stimson Center and the US-Asia Institute. Currently, he is a non-resident fellow at Tufts University Science Diplomacy Center. He is presently at work on his latest book, Dispatches from the East Sea: The Search for Common Ground. He’s an avid sailor and waterman.