Changing Geopolitical Landscape in Asia: US-Japan Alliance Today

Japan Society Business & Policy Program

Date: Jan 14th

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:
6-6:30 PM Registration
6:30-7:30 PM Discussion and Q&A
7:30-8 PM Reception

Admission:
General Admission: $20
Academic, government, and nonprofit: $15
Japan Society Corporate Members: Free, up to designated number of tickets; additional tickets $15
Japan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above: $15

Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

Prepayment must be made with a credit card. All cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event

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