Roundtable Series on Where is Japan Heading? Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy Choices

Director: Sheila A. Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies
September 1, 2008 - June 30, 2011

Meetings

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A Conversation with Ambassador John V. Roos

Speaker The Honorable John V. RoosAmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the United States in Japan
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
June 7, 2011

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Japan’s Disaster and the Civic Responses

Speaker Yuka UchidaFormerly of International Division, Democratic Party of Japan
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
April 13, 2011

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Japan’s Role in Rebuilding Afghanistan: A Conversation with Sadako Ogata

Speaker Sadako OgataJapan International Cooperation Agency
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
April 7, 2011

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Long Term Effects of the Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake and Implications for U.S.-Japan Relations

Panelists Akira ChibaEmbassy of Japan, Charles LakeAFLAC Japan, William F. MartinWashington Policy and Analysis, Inc., Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
Moderator J. Thomas SchiefferAkin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP
Introductory Speaker Ichiro FujisakiEmbassy of Japan
April 4, 2011

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Japan’s Future Maritime Challenges and U.S.-Japan Cooperation

Speaker Keiichi KunoJapan Maritime Self Defense Force
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
March 21, 2011

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A Conversation with Minister Kazuhiro Haraguchi

Speaker Kazuhiro HaraguchiMinistry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
May 3, 2010

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A Conversation with Hiroshi Yamada

Speaker The Honorable Hiroshi YamadaMayor, Suginami District, Tokyo Prefecture
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
March 29, 2010

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A Conversation with Shigefumi Matsuzawa and Hirokazu Nakaima

Speakers Shigefumi MatsuzawaKanagawa Prefectural Government, Hirokazu NakaimaOkinawa Prefectural Government
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
November 5, 2009

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A Conversation with Koichiro Matsuura

Speaker Koichiro MatsuuraUnited Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
October 29, 2009

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A Conversation with Masamitsu Sakurai

Speaker Masamitsu SakuraiKeizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives) and Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
April 10, 2009

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Japan’s Grand Strategy

Speaker Takashi InoguchiChuo University
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
March 10, 2009

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New Directions in Japan’s Defense Thinking

Speaker Lieutenant General Noboru Yamaguchi (Ret.)Japan Ground Self Defense Force
Presider Sheila A. SmithCouncil on Foreign Relations
February 27, 2009

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A Conversation with Gerald L. Curtis

Speaker Gerald L. CurtisBurgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Presider Sheila A. SmithSenior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
September 25, 2008

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