The United States and Japan: The Cornerstones of the Pacific

Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance as China rises and America’s role in Asia deepens. A cornerstone of the Asia-Pacific regional architecture, the U.S.-Japan partnership has supported peace, security, and economic growth in Asia for decades. As China grows and the political and economic dynamics in Asia evolve, the U.S.-Japan relationship is changing. The keynote speaker, former Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell, and leading U.S.-Japan experts will delve into the past, present, and future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

Welcoming remarks:

Vikram Singh, Vice President for National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress

Keynote remarks:
Kurt Campbell, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Chairman and CEO of The Asia Group

Moderator:
Glen S. Fukushima, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Panelists:
Yoichi Funabashi, Chairman, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation

Tomoko Ako, Associate Professor, Tokyo University

Ken Jimbo, Assistant Professor, Keio University

Brian Harding, Director for East and Southeast Asia, Center for American Progress

Location

Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005

Additional information

A light breakfast will be served starting at 9:30 a.m.