President Biden’s Japan and South Korea Trip, With Sheila A. Smith and Scott A. Snyder

Sheila A. Smith, CFR’s John E. Merow senior fellow for Asia-Pacific studies, and Scott A. Snyder, senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S.-Korea policy at CFR, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what to expect from U.S. President Joe Biden’s upcoming trip to Japan and South Korea.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Sheila A. Smith
    John E. Merow Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Scott A. Snyder
    Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy

Show Notes

Sheila A. Smith, CFR’s John E. Merow senior fellow for Asia-Pacific studies, and Scott A. Snyder, senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S.-Korea policy at CFR, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what to expect from U.S. President Joe Biden’s upcoming trip to Japan and South Korea.

 

Books and Blogs Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Asia Unbound, CFR.org

 

Sheila A. Smith, Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power (2019)

 

Scott A. Snyder, Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers (2018)

 

Statements Mentioned

 

U.S.-ROK Leaders’ Joint Statement,” The White House, May 21, 2021

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