When he introduced his foreign policy and security team in November 2020, then President-Elect Biden announced a departure from certain Trump administration policies, stating "America is back, ready to lead the world not retreat from it…". But the Biden administration will face serious challenges in restoring the relationships and alliances the US inherits from the Trump era. In this online discussion, our panel of experts will discuss the challenges and opportunities for a return to US engagement and leadership in the Asia-Pacific region, outline their expectations of the new administration and highlight the important implications for Japan.
|Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki
President of the America-Japan Society, Inc. and former Japanese Ambassador to the US
|Dr. Haruo Shimada
Professor Emeritus, Keio University and Chairperson, Tokyo Metropolitan Publi University Corporation
Ambassador Paul W. Speltz
TIME AND DATE
Wednesday, February 24,
2021, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
This program is co-hosted by the America-Japan Society, Inc. and closed to people based outside of Japan.