• The US-Japan Alliance:

    What It Is and What It Does

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- 1000 (JST) 12 October 2021


    The United States and Japan have a unique relationship which is supported by a multifaceted and wide-reaching formal alliance. Ms. Chanlett-Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs at the Congressional Research Service, will provide an introductory overview of this alliance, going into the forms that it takes and the joint efforts of its components.


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    This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.


    Emma Chanlett-Avery is a Specialist in Asian Affairs at the Congressional Research Service. She focuses on U.S. relations with Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Thailand, and Singapore. Ms. Chanlett-Avery joined CRS in 2003 through the Presidential Management Fellowship, with rotations in the State Department on the Korea Desk and at the Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group in Bangkok, Thailand. She also worked in the Office of Policy Planning as a Harold Rosenthal Fellow. She is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Association of Japan America Societies, a member of the Mansfield Foundation U.S. – Japan Network for the Future, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Japan America Society of Washington, and the 2016 recipient of the Kato Prize. Ms. Chanlett-Avery received an MA in international security policy from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and her BA in Russian studies from Amherst College.



    Format: This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.

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    Moderator: Michael Okamoto

    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

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