CAN THE UNITED STATES REVITALIZE RELATIONS WITH JAPAN AND KOREA? 9/28, 2:30-4:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: John Park, United States Institute of Peace; L. Gordon Flake, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, Michael Auslin, AEI; Moderator, Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI.
STRAIGHT TALK FROM TOKYO: OBSERVATIONS ON JAPANESE POLITI.CS 9/29, Noon-2:00pm, Brown Bag Lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Reischauer Center, SAIS. Speaker: Michael T. Cucek is a Research Associate in Tokyo with the MIT Center for International Studies and an independent analyst of Japanese politics. Location: Rome Building, Room 640, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW. Contact: RSVP to Ms. Yoshikawa.
REPORT BY JAPAN’S COUNCIL ON SECURITY AND DEFENSE CAPABILITIES IN THE NEW ERA: BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT. 10/7, 3:30–5:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Stimson Center, INSS. Speaker: Yoshihide Soeya, Director, Keio Institute of East Asian Studies, Keio University. Location: 1111 19th St., NW, 12th Floor. Contact: Kent Mullen, by 5pm 10/4.