A Dialogue on the U.S. Presidential Election and U.S.-Japan Relations

I-House, Tokyo, May 24, 2024

Ken Jimbo, President, Asia Pacific Initiative and Joshua W. Walker, President & CEO, Japan Society, dialogued on the presidential election in the U.S. and the future of U.S.-Japan relations at the International House of Japan in Tokyo. Discussion topics included current U.S. political dynamics, lessons from Japan for the U.S. and for the world, collaboration and individual efforts for the U.S. and Japan, the geopolitical implications of U.S.-Japan relations, the challenges of the U.S.-China relationship and Japan’s role, and the potential impact of the upcoming presidential election on U.S.-Japan policy and Japan’s leadership. Click here to watch this one-hour conversation + Q&A (in English).