Randall Schriver

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Randall Schriver
Randall G. Schriver official photo.jpg
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs
Assumed office
January 8, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byDavid B. Shear
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
for East Asia
In office
January 2003 – May 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of State
In office
January 2001 – December 2003
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Personal details
EducationWilliams College
Stanford University
Harvard Kennedy School
OccupationFounding partner at Armitage International, L.C[1]
Former president and CEO of the Project 2049 Institute

Randall G. Schriver is the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs in the U.S. government. He was nominated by president Donald Trump, confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 2017, and sworn in on January 8, 2018.[2][3]

Various media outlets have described Schriver as a critic of China and a supporter of Taiwan.[4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Armitage International, L.C. :: Biography: Randall G. Schriver". web.archive.org.
  2. ^ "Randall G. Schriver > U.S. Department of Defense > Biography View". www.defense.gov.
  3. ^ "US must invest in natural strategic partner India: Randall Schriver". The Economic Times. November 17, 2017. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Ching, Nike (October 31, 2017). "As Trump Heads to E. Asia, Tillerson Takes More Forceful Tone Towards Beijing". Voice of America. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  5. ^ Mehta, Aaron; Gould, Joe (April 5, 2017). "Schriver emerges as potential Pentagon policy nominee". Defense News. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  6. ^ Mehta, Aaron (October 27, 2017). "Trump announces the Pentagon's top Asia, technology nominees". Defense News. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  7. ^ Rogan, Josh (November 5, 2017). "A more hawkish Trump approach to China is coming soon". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 13, 2018.

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