Business & Policy

The Changing Geopolitical Landscape in Asia: U.S.-Japan Alliance Today

Evening Discussion
Monday, January 14, 6-8:15 PM 

The East Asian region is facing uncertain geopolitical dynamics due to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, China’s growing military footprint, and fears over North Korea’s nuclear capabilities. Given the current turbulent geopolitical climate, the importance of the U.S.-Japan alliance is at an all-time high. How should the United States and Japan cooperate to address these geopolitical challenges? In this program, speakers examine the current state of the geopolitical landscape in East Asia, the trajectory of U.S. leadership in the region, and the prospects for U.S.-Japan security cooperation.

Speakers:
Koichi Isobe, Senior Fellow, Harvard University Asia Center; former Lieutenant General, Japan Self-Defense Force 
David Petraeus, Member & Chairman, KKR Global Institute; former U.S. Army General; former Director, Central Intelligence Agency 

Moderator:
Takako Hikotani, Gerald L. Curtis Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Columbia University 

Agenda:
6:00-6:30 PM Registration
6:30-7:45 PM Discussion and Q&A
7:45-8:15 PM Reception


For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org
 

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