Pivotal alliance? US-Japan relations and East Asian security
Speaker: Professor Mike Mochizuki
Date: Tuesday 28 May 2013
Time: 5.45pm – 7.00pm, refreshments served from 5.30pm
Venue: Weston Theatre
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Seminar flyer: Pivotal Alliance? US-Japan relations and East Asian security (PDF 238KB)
Professor. Mochizuki will also explore the role of the US-Japan alliance, the rise of China and the impact of uncertainties in the Korean peninsula. He will explore the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute, the challenges of maritime security, the Taiwan question, and the US-China nuclear balance and extended deterrence. He will look at options for dealing with North Korea and explore the implications of various scenarios for both Japanese security policy and the US-Japan alliance.
This presentation is part of the National Security College’s public seminar series and is presented in conjunction with the Japan Institute, ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, Department of Political & Social Change, and the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre.
The National Security College is a joint initiative of the Commonwealth Government and ANU.