Richard Heydarian is an academic, author, and policy adviser, focusing on Asia-Pacific affairs. He is the author of Asia's New Battlefield: U.S., China & the Struggle for Western Pacific.

Heydarian has written for and/or been interviewed by Al Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, CNBC, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, Reuters, USA Today, The Nation, NPR, Der Spiegel, and other global publications and news outlets.

As an academic, he has taught at De La Salle University and Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines.

Last Updated: August 8, 2017