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Speaker Program: U.S.-Japan Security Alliance
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm| Free
U.S.-Japan Security Alliance:
How the Relationship Is Changing Militarily and What We Can Expect
Southern Methodist University
Godwin Gruber Lawyers Inn, 1st Floor, Carr Collins Hall
Free and open to the public
Limited seating; advance registration required
Grant Newsham, senior research fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, will speak about the crucial U.S.-Japan security alliance and the challenges the new administration may face in the Asia-Pacific region. Newsham, a retired U.S. Marine colonel, was the first Marine liaison officer to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. He lived in Tokyo for twenty years and has served on two occasions as the Marine attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.
A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served.