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The Future of U.S. – Japan Foreign Relations

September 29, 2009 - September 29, 2009
The Future of U.S. – Japan Foreign Relations

Kent E. Calder, director of the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, discusses the latest developments in Japanese international relations. This candid discussion includes his assessment of the impact of the election of both Barak Obaman and Yukio Hatoyama on the US-Japan relationship, as well as his assessment of the dangers the alliance faces in the future. Professor Calder’s recent book, Pacific Alliance: Reviving US-Japan Relations, offered a critique of the future of the US-Japan Alliance, and concrete suggestions for strengthening it. His arguments are outlined and discussed in this interview.

  • Sep 29, 2009 at 3:00 pm