Japan’s Diplomacy in 2030

Noriyuki Shikata, Takako Hikotani, Gerald Curtis
Content Type
Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
The Abe administration (2012-) and its diplomacy has been remarkably stable despite the geopolitical challenges and instability of its alliance partner, the United States. Is Japan going to stay its course, or are we going to witness major changes in the years ahead? How will Japan respond to recent developments, such as the Coronavirus outbreak? Noriyuki Shikata, Former Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Beijing, will discuss how he forecasts Japan’s diplomacy in 2030.
Diplomacy, Geopolitics, Alliance, COVID-19
Political Geography
Japan, Asia, United States of America
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