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Potential Flashpoints for the Northeast Asia Region: A JUMP panel discussion

November 3, 2016 @ 4:45 pm - 8:30 pm


Sasakawa USA, in collaboration with the Japan America Society Washington, D.C., and the National War College Alumni Association, hosted the second installment in our Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) panel discussion series on November 3 at the National War College.

“Potential Flashpoints for the Northeast Asia Region: Japan, China, the Korean Peninsula and U.S. Perspectives,” a panel discussion, explored the different actors in region. We heard from distinguished experts on Japan, Korea, China, and the United States, and discussed the potential for conflicts between these nations and others in the region. The audience also had the opportunity to weigh in with a Q&A after the panel.

A buffet dinner reception followed.

Last year’s event was a rousing success with a stimulating discussion on topics including China’s demographics problem and amended one-child policy, the U.S.-Japan alliance’s importance to security in East Asia, freedom of the seas in East Asian waters, Japan’s constitutional reinterpretation that allows for collective self-defense, and the status of Japan’s Coast Guard capabilities.


This event is free and open exclusively to JUMP members. Becoming a member is simple! Simply sign up for the mailing list to secure your invitation to this and other events today!
*Attire is business/coat and tie. Please note that for guests without a U.S. government CAC card, your name must be on the invite list and you must have a government-issued ID to enter Fort McNair. Taxis are not allowed into the fort.

Speakers & Special guests

• Adm. Dennis C. Blair, USN (ret.), Chairman and CEO, Sasakawa USA
RADM Yuki Sekiguchi, Defense Attaché , Embassy of Japan
James L. Schoff, Senior Associate, Carnegie Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Scott A. Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Bonnie S. Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia and Director of the China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
• Lt. Gen. Wallace “Chip” Gregson Jr., USMC (ret.), Senior Advisor, Avascent Global Advisors
• Brig. Gen. Darren E. Hartford, Commandant, National War College
Gene Russell, Executive Director, National War College Alumni Association
Matthew P. Goodman, Chairman, Japan-America Society of Washington D.C.



November 3, 2016
4:45 pm - 8:30 pm
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