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The Security Situation in North Asia in a Post COVID World

  • 02 Dec 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
  • Zoom

The Security Situation in North Asia in a Post-COVID World

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Featuring expert speakers Dr. Ken Jimbo of Keio University and Hon. Randall Schriver of the Project 2049 Institute, who will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic and its follow-on effects will affect the US-Japan security situation, alliance, and business relationships; and the results of the recent election, especially amid the ongoing pandemic, affect the US-Japan relationship(s). The discussion will be moderated by Senator Jim Talent.

This event is free and open to the public, but requires advance registration, to be enabled soon.

The event will be a Zoom webinar format. If you have a question you would like our speakers to address, please email them to cmeyer@jasstl.org before the event.

Dr. Ken Jimbo
Keio University

Dr. Ken JIMBO is a Professor at the Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University. His main research fields are in International Security, Japan-US Security Relations, Japanese Foreign and Defense Policy, Multilateral Security in Asia-Pacific, and Regionalism in East Asia. He has been a policy advisor at various Japanese governmental commissions and research groups including at the National Security Secretariat, the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Hon. Randall Schriver
Project 2049 Institute

The Honorable Randall G. Schriver is Chairman of the Board at The Project 2049 Institute. Most recently, Mr. Schriver served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs from 8 January 2018 to 31 December 2019. Previously, Mr. Schriver served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of State.

Sen. Jim Talent

St. Louis native Senator Jim Talent has over 30 years of political experience serving in both the Missouri and U.S. House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate. Throughout his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, Talent co-authored the historic welfare reform bill, championed national security issues on the House Armed Services Committee, and enacted legislation to help revitalize urban neighborhoods and help lower health care costs. Within the U.S. Senate, he worked to enact critical bipartisan legislation for Missouri and served on the Senate Armed Services, Energy and Natural Resources, and Agriculture Committees.

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