Episode 2: The Competing Nationalisms of Japan and China

Professor Akio Takahara explains how different strands of nationalism in the two countries have worsened tensions in recent years and how the U.S.-Japan alliance must adapt.

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Episode Guests
  • Sheila A. Smith
    John E. Merow Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Akio Takahara

Show Notes

The Japan-China relationship is one of the most consequential in Asia. Professor Akio Takahara explains how different strands of nationalism in the two countries have worsened tensions in recent years and how the U.S.-Japan alliance must adapt.

 

This podcast series is part of a project on Northeast Asian Nationalisms and the U.S.-Japan Alliance, which is made possible through support from the U.S.-Japan Foundation.

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