ADVISORY: CAP to Host Japanese Ambassador for Presentation and Discussion of Evolving Relationship between United States and Japan

Washington, D.C. — As the two leading democratic economies in the world, the United States and Japan share a close alliance in areas ranging from security and trade to technology and the arts. But after six decades of peaceful economic rise in the region, recent changes in the economic and security environment of East Asia have pushed this alliance in a new direction.

On Monday, June 30, the Center for American Progress will host Japanese Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae for a presentation on the changing relationship between the United States and Japan and their shared economic and security goals. The event will also include a discussion between the ambassador and CAP Senior Fellow Glen S. Fukushima.


Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the United States

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


Monday, June 30, 2014
3:00 p.m. ET – 4:00 p.m. ET


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

Map & directions

Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center


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