Japan's Vision For East Asia
As questions about U.S. commitment to its rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region remain, how Japan sees its own role in East Asia continues to evolve. The changing nature of Tokyo’s relations with Beijing and Seoul, and Japan’s internal debate about whether it should become a “normal” country with greater defense capabilities are among some key issues discussed in the Wilson Center’s latest publication, Japan’s Vision for East Asia: Diplomacy Amid Geopolitical Risks.
Professor of U.S. Government and History, University of Tokyo, Japan
Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese Politics at Leiden University
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