March 10, 2014, 2:30pm ET - 3:30pm ET
In less than one month, Afghans will go the polls to elect a new Afghan President. At the same time, the United States and the NATO- International Security Assistance Force continue to draw down their military presence in anticipation of the end of their current mission by December 31, 2014. The Center for American Progress will host Senator Casey to discuss the Afghan elections, the U.S. role leading up to the elections, and how the U.S.-Afghanistan relationship may evolve post-2014.
March 12, 2014, 3:00pm ET - 4:30pm ET
Please join The Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and the Center for American Progress for remarks and discussion by the Honorable Seiji Maehara. Seiji Maehara has been a member of the House of Representatives of Japan since 1993. He was the leader of the Democratic Party of Japan from 2005 to 2006 and later served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and as Minister of Land, Transportation and Infrastructure under the cabinets of Naoto Kan and Yukio Hatoyama. In his presentation, he will discuss Japan's relationship with Korea and China, U.S.-Japan security cooperation and Abenomics.
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