Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Considering Japan

THE JAPAN-U.S. ALLIANCE: THE CORNERSTONE OF PEACE ANDPROSPERITY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC. 1/17, 5:00-6:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: US-Japan Research Institute. Speaker: Mr. Yasutoshi Nishimura, Member of the House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan.

THE JAPAN THAT CAN'T DECIDE. 1/19, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation Asian Studies. Speaker: Keven Maher, Former Director, Office of Japanese Affairs, U.S. Department of State, and author of The Japan That Can’t Decide.

DISCUSSION OF FUKUSHIMA FROM A GLOBAL POINT OF VIEW~ FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ENERGY SECURITY. 1/23, 10:00am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: US-Japan Research Institute. Speakers: Mr. Guy Caruso, Senior Adviser, CSIS; Mr. Jack Spencer, Research Fellow, Nuclear Energy Policy, Heritage Foundation; Mr. Shoichi Ito, Senior Researcher, International Strategy Analysis Group, Strategy Research Unit, the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ); Ms. Jane Nakano, Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS; Prof. Atsushi Tago Associate Professor, International Politics at the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University.

CLOSE THE BASE - U.S. MILITARY BASES IN OKINAWA, JAPAN. 1/23, 6:00-8:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Network for Okinawa. Speakers: Delegation of Okinawan students, activists, and politicians. Location: Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW. 

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