Date: December 15, 2015
Sasakawa USA hosted a private conversation with Mr. Daniel Kritenbrink, Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council. This Speaker Series event included an off-the-record discussion on the implications of President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Asia to attend the G-20, APEC, US-ASEAN and East Asia Summits, and how those summits may impact U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region and U.S.-Japan relations.
Author: Christa Desrets
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
The United States and Japan reaffirmed the strength of their bilateral relationship at two high-level summits in Asia in late November: The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and the East Asia Summit (EAS). On December 2, the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific held a hearing assessing U.S. Strategic Interests related to those summits, both of which were attended by President Barack Obama.