Japan’s Taiwan Policy: A Strategy Shift

December 17, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Asia Program

About the Event

Japan's posture toward Taiwan underwent significant change in 2021. Through both statements and actions, Japan's government has signaled that it has a vested interest in Taiwan's security and is interested in increasing its cooperation with Taiwan. This panel will discuss Japan's evolving Taiwan policy, highlight new forms of cooperation we may see in the years ahead, and explain why it matters.

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Pamela Kennedy

Pamela Kennedy - Pamela Kennedy is a Research Analyst with the East Asia program at Stimson. She holds a M.A. in International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. summa cum laude in Government and East Asian Studies from the College of William and Mary.

Ryan Ashley

Ryan Ashley - Ryan Ashley is an Air Force Intelligence Officer pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and History from George Washington University, a Master's in Security Studies from Angelo State University, and a Master's of Arts in Asian Studies from Georgetown University.