NBR hosts email discussion forums that examine U.S. policy in different regions. In each forum, thought-provoking contributions made regularly by scholars, journalists, business people, government officials, and other individuals create a lively atmosphere for debate.
Japan-U.S. Discussion Forum
NBR, with full support and funding from the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC), launched in December 2000 an electronic discussion forum for those interested in issues surrounding Japan-U.S. relations, Japanese politics, economics, social issues, history, and security. The Japan Forum provides an opportunity for in-depth discussion among individuals who seek to further their understanding of contemporary Japanese affairs.
Read more about the Japan Forum | Visit the Japan Forum Online Archive
Moderated by William Abnett, former director of Chinese Affairs in office of the U.S. Trade Representative and senior NBR advisor, this private email forum hosts U.S. policymakers and select specialists in the academic and business communities. Over the past few years, the China-WTO forum has continuously identified and discussed specific developments, issues, and obstacles to China’s implementation of practices and standards since its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Membership to the forum is at the discretion of the forum moderator—please contact NBRif you are interested in joining.