June 21, 2010

Future Agenda for the U.S. & Japan

Center for a New American Security, Center for a New American Security

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According to a policy brief released today by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) ahead of its two day conference on the future of the U.S.-Japan partnership, the United States and Japan have a historic opportunity to renew their 50-year-old alliance. Report authors Abe Denmark and Dan Kliman write, "With the new Japanese prime minister in place and an agreement on the contentious relocation of a U.S. military base on Okinawa reached, Washington and Tokyo are poised to put past disagreements behind them and to prepare the alliance for the challenges of the 21st century."

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TAGGED: United States, Japan, Tokyo, Washington, Dan Kliman, Prime Minister

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