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Three Tigers, One Mountain: China, Japan and America in the Asian Century

Can Japan and China restore relations to build a more productive partnership? And what are the interests of the United States, a longstanding defence ally of Japan and increasingly a strategic rival of China's, in Sino-Japanese ties? Do U.S. strategic interest ultimately benefit from a situation where Asia's two great indigenous powers are at odds?

Date & Time

Oct. 21, 2015
9:30am – 11:00am

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Three Tigers, One Mountain: China, Japan and America in the Asian Century

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ROOM HAS CHANGED TO THE 6TH FLOOR BOARDROOM

Sino-Japanese relations have descended into poisonous acrimony in recent years in battles over history and disputed territory, leaving the United States--still east Asia's major power--a virtual bystander.

Can Japan and China restore relations to build a more productive partnership? And what are the interests of the United States, a longstanding defence ally of Japan and increasingly a strategic rival of China's, in Sino-Japanese ties? Do U.S. strategic interest ultimately benefit from a situation where Asia's two great indigenous powers are at odds?


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Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

The mission of Kissinger Institute on China and the United States is to ensure that informed engagement remains the cornerstone of U.S.-China relations.  Read more

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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