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Feb. 24th EVENT: The Rise of China and Japan’s Response – Narushige Michishita

February 12, 2021

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (US-Pacific Time) | Virtually on Zoom
A GRIPS Webinar on Japanese Foreign Policy made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

China is becoming more powerful and assertive, and the balance of power in the region is changing quickly. Narushige Michishita of GRIPS will discuss Japan’s three-pronged security strategy to cope with that challenge.

Speaker: Narushige Michishita, Professor and Vice President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo
Moderator: Saadia M. Pekkanen, Professor, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle

Dr. Narushige Michishita is Professor, Vice President, and Deputy Director of the Global Leadership Development Program at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. He acquired his Ph.D. from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. A specialist in Japanese security and foreign policy as well as security issued on the Korean Peninsula, he is the author of North Korea’s Military-Diplomatic Campaigns, 1966-2008 (Routledge, 2009) and Lessons of the Cold War in the Pacific: U.S. Maritime Strategy, Crisis Prevention, and Japan’s Role (Woodrow Wilson Center, 2016 and co-authored with Peter M. Swartz and David F. Winkler).

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