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Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. Vision of "Peace Through Strength"

What does the new administration’s policy of “America First” mean for regional security and economic growth in the future? Join us for a discussion on how Seoul and Tokyo view the first few weeks of the Trump administration, and what to expect in the future.

Date & Time

Monday
Feb. 27, 2017
4:00pm – 5:30pm ET

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

In their essay released on the eve of Donald Trump’s election victory, Peter Navarro and Alexander Gray stated that the new president would reappraise U.S. national interests on the one hand, but also work closely with countries sharing Washington’s goals. Questions remain as to how those two goals would be realized in Europe and the Middle East, but for Japan and South Korea, there is growing confidence that the United States will continue to build upon the existing alliances in the Asia-Pacific region. But what does the new administration’s policy of “America First” mean for regional security and economic growth in the future? Join us for a discussion on how Seoul and Tokyo view the first few weeks of the Trump administration, and what to expect in the future.


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Asia Program

The Asia Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy

The Center for Korean History and Public Policy was established in 2015 with the generous support of the Hyundai Motor Company and the Korea Foundation to provide a coherent, long-term platform for improving historical understanding of Korea and informing the public policy debate on the Korean peninsula in the United States and beyond.  Read more

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