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July 17, 2013, 15:00-16:30   Venue: CIGS Meeting Room 3

CIGS Seminar:"Abe administration and the US-Japan alliance"

On July 17th 2013, Dr. Sheila A. Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) was invited to speak at the Canon Institute for Global Studies (CIGS) in Tokyo followed by a discussion with some thirty local experts on the issues of “the Abe administration and the US-Japan alliance.”

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(Dr. Sheila A. Smith, Mr. Kiyoyuki Seguchi from the left)

Seminar's summary
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Seminar's outline
Title: "Abe administration and the US-Japan alliance"
Speaker: Dr. Sheila A. Smith
      Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
Moderator: Mr. Kiyoyuki Seguchi, CIGS Research Director

Speaker's introduction
Dr. Sheila A. Smith, an expert on Japanese politics and foreign policy, is senior fellow for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Dr. Smith currently directs the project on Japan's Political Transition and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. She successfully completed CFR's New Regional Security Architecture for Asia Program and the project on China and India as Emerging Powers: Challenge or Opportunity for the United States and Japan? She also writes for the blog, "Asia Unbound."   (From CFR web site)