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Japan’s New Reality in a Trump Administration

Since President Trump’s election, Japanese Prime Minister Abe has succeeded in forging a good relationship with the new administration. Join us for a discussion with three Japanese scholars to assess the outlook for U.S.-Japan relations in the age of Donald Trump from a political, national security, and economic perspective.

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Mar. 22, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Japan’s New Reality in a Trump Administration

Since President Trump’s election, Japanese Prime Minister Abe has succeeded in forging a good relationship with the new administration. Contrary to initial concerns from Tokyo, the White House has reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, and U.S. military commitment in East Asia. As for economic ties, the Trump administration has acknowledged the benefits of trading with Japan. Nevertheless, worries about the future of Japan’s relations with the United States persist. Join us for a discussion with three Japanese scholars to assess the outlook for U.S.-Japan relations in the age of Donald Trump from a political, national security, and economic perspective.

Image: Wikimedia/Government of Japan


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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

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