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Advancing Core Interests of Japan and the United States in East Asia

July 25, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On July 25, 2011, Sasakawa USA welcomed Mr. Frank Jannuzi for a private, off-the-record discussion on the state of Japanese and American interests within the larger scheme of East Asia.

About the Speaker

Frank Jannuzi iFrank Jannuzis the Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, and head of the Washington, D.C. office. Jannuzi is an international affairs policy and political expert who most recently served Chairman John Kerry as Policy Director for East Asian and Pacific Affairs for the Democratic staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. His Senate service included work on human rights legislation (JADE Act on Burma, North Korea Human Rights Act, Tibet Policy Act) as well as field investigations into human rights and security conditions in numerous East Asian hotspots, including China (especially Tibet), Burma, Cambodia, Southern Thailand, Vietnam, Mindanao, and North Korea.

Prior to joining the staff of the SFRC, Jannuzi worked as the East Asia regional political-military analyst for the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), U.S. Department of State. His portfolio at INR included China’s defense modernization, the Korean Peninsula, insurgencies and civil wars in Southeast Asia, and territorial disputes in the South China Sea and Kuril Islands.

Jannuzi holds a BA in history from Yale University and a MPP with a concentration in international affairs and security from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. In 2006, He conducted an International Affairs Fellowship in Japan, sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., at the Institute for International Policy Studies and Keio University.


July 25, 2011
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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