The U.S.-Japan Alliance and America First: Coping with Changing the Indo-PacificVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Reischauer Center 2019 Memorial Lecture: Daniel Russel
The Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies is hosting ASPI Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy Daniel Russel for their 2019 Memorial Lecture in Washington, D.C.
Japan has been buffeted by the twin forces of a more assertive China under Xi Jinping and a less predictable United States under Donald Trump. In response, the Japanese government has employed a variety of strategies to sustain the post-war rules-based order and to maintain the U.S.-Japan alliance – two key factors in Japan’s security and prosperity. What are the challenges and the prospects for Japan, the region and the alliance?
*Reception to follow
Daniel Russel is Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State, he most recently served as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He served at the White House as Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs, where he helped formulate President Obama’s strategic rebalance to the Asia Pacific region.
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