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Jan 08

Security, Alliance, and the Japanese Political Landscape

Co-hosted by Project 2049

The United States and Japan continue to share interests in regional security and stability. The U.S.-Japan alliance is ever more important as North Korea continues to pose threats to the region and China increases its military strength and aggressively presses its own interests. Join us as our distinguished guests explore the impact of Japanese politics on the U.S.-Japan alliance and regional security.

More About the Speakers

Keynote Remarks by
The Honorable Motohiro Oono
Former Parliamentary Vice Minister for Defense and Parliamentary Vice Minister for the Cabinet Office, Member of the House of Councillors, Japanese Diet, and Member of the Democratic Party of Japan

Introduction by
Randy Shriver
President, Project 2049

Followed by a Panel Discussion with
Major General Yoshihide Yoshida
Director, Public Affairs, Joint Staff, Ministry of Defense of Japan

Dr. Tomohiko Taniguchi
Professor, Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University

Yukio Tada
President and Chief Executive Officer, Sojitz Research Institute

Bruce Klingner
Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

Hosted By

Walter Lohman Walter Lohman

Director, Asian Studies Center Read More