Trump’s Asia Policy: Will the United States Retain Leadership in Asia?

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From rising Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea to the North Korean nuclear missile launch, the Asian region’s security landscape is far from stable. America’s presence has been essential to peace and security in Asia for many decades, yet this no longer seems to be the case. Despite some signs of reassurance from the Trump administration, the direction of future U.S. engagement in the Asian region remains unclear. What does President Trump’s Asia trip mean for Japan? Will the Trump administration continue to support U.S. allies in Asia? How will the United States respond to North Korea? In this program, experts provide their thoughts on the Trump administration’s Asia policy, key developments and trends, and the security outlook in Asia.

This event is co-sponsored by the Asia Society Policy Institute and is taking place at Japan Society. 

Speakers

Kent Calder, Director of Asia Programs & Director of Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Daniel Russel, Diplomat in Residence & Senior Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute; former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Asian Affairs, National Security Council

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

Agenda

6:00–6:30 PM       Registration
6:30–8:00 PM       Discussion and Q&A
8:00–8:30 PM       Reception

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Event Details

Mon 20 Nov 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017

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