“China’s Rise and the U.S.-Japan Alliance” at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs (11/4/19)

I was invited to participate in a panel at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on 4 November 2019, where I was able to engage in a lively discussion with Professor Kawashima Shina from Tokyo University, Carnegie's Evan Feigenbaum, and Dina Smeltz from the Chicago Council. https://youtu.be/A9CC3ZO8auQ?t=4252 The symposium also featured excellent commentary from Kato …

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“Japan’s Upper House Election Results,” Sasakawa USA

On Monday, 22 July 2019, Washington College's Andrew Oros and I discussed the outcome of the upper house elections held the previous day, speaking to - much to my surprise - a packed room. Photo courtesy of Ben Self Our discussion dissected the significance of the results for Prime Minister Abe, Japan's political parties, and …

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