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Japanese Defense Policy: Defense Posture Review Interim Report

August 9, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On August 9, 2013, Sasakawa USA welcomed Mr. Kiyoshi Serizawa for a private, off-the-record discussion on the Defense Posture Review Interim Report, a prelude to the new National Defense Program Guidelines, and its implications for the U.S.-Japan alliance.

About the Speaker

Kiyoshi Serizawa isKiyoshi Serizawa one of the principal authors of the recently-released Defense Posture Review Interim Report, a prelude to the new National Defense Program Guidelines slated to be issued at the end of 2013. Serizawa came to Sasakawa USA to discuss the interim report and implications for the U.S.-Japan alliance.

Serizawa began his career in the Japan Defense Agency (JDA) in 1986 and has held a series of significant posts in JDA and its successor, the Ministry of Defense (MOD), as well as other governmental agencies, since 1986. Among other positions, he has served as Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of the Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation Division at the MOD and Counselor for National Security in the Cabinet Secretariat. He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo and attended the British Royal College of Defence Studies.

Details

Date:
August 9, 2013
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
1819 L Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036 United States
Phone:
202-296-6694
Website:
www.spfusa.org

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