Prospects for Japan-Russia Relations and Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Sasakawa USA and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace co-hosted a public forum on November 16 seeking to better understand outstanding historical issues between Japan and Russia, prospects for cooperation in the fields of security, energy, trade, and investment, and the impact of these relations on the U.S.-Japan alliance. Click here for the full agenda and news release.
• Douglas H. Paal, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace • Admiral Dennis Blair, USN (ret.), Chairman and CEO, Sasakawa USA • Kazuhiko Togo, Director, Institute for World Affairs, Kyoto Sangyo University • Alexander Nikolayevich Panov, Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations • Jeffrey Hornung, Fellow, Security and Foreign Affairs Program, Sasakawa USA • Yasuhiro Izumikawa, Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University • Vasiliy Kashin, Senior Analyst, Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies • Georgy Toloraya, East Asia Section Director, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences • Andrew S. Weiss, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace • Eugene Rumer, Director and Senior Associate for the Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace • Edward Chow, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies • Alexander Gabuev, Senior Associate and Chair, Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie Moscow Center • Irina Timonina, Professor, Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow) within the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration • Taisuke Abiru, Research Fellow, The Tokyo Foundation • Daniel Bob, Senior Fellow and Director of Programs, Sasakawa USA • Frank Jannuzi, President and CEO, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation • Narushige Michishita, Director of Security and International Studies Program; Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies • Dmitry Streltsov, Director of Japan Studies, Moscow State Institute for International Relations • James L. Schoff, Senior Associate, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace • William J. Burns, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
• Introduction and Opening Remarks (watch here) • Historical Background and Outstanding Issues in Japan-Russia Relations: Views from Moscow and Tokyo (watch here) • Japanese and Russian Perceptions and Priorities for Security and Foreign Policy in the Asia Pacific (watch here) • Luncheon Address: Strategic Implications of Japan-Russia Relations (watch here) • Energy, Trade, and Investment Issues in the Asia Pacific (watch here) • Implications for the Region and the U.S.-Japan Alliance (watch here)