Adapting to a New Energy Era: Strengthening U.S.-Japan Ties
On February 13, NBR and the U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI) convened a public discussion on “Adapting to a New Energy Era: Strengthening U.S.-Japan Ties” in Tokyo, Japan.
This on-the-record event featured remarks by senior energy and geopolitical experts, including Admiral Dennis C. Blair, U.S. Navy (ret.) (Board of Directors, NBR), the Honorable Taro Kono (House of Representatives, Japan), Mikkal E. Herberg (NBR), Shoichi Itoh (Institute of Energy Economics, Japan), Meredith Miller (NBR), and Katsuichi Uchida (USJI).
Participants examined how Japan and the United States can work together to develop more collaborative strategies for regional energy security in light of major shifts in world energy markets. The discussion also considered how the two countries can strengthen their approaches to stabilizing the Persian Gulf.
Speakers and Discussants
Admiral Dennis C. Blair, U.S. Navy (ret.)
Board of Directors, The National Bureau of Asian Research
The Honorable Taro Kono
House of Representatives, Japan
The National Bureau of Asian Research; University of California, San Diego
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
The National Bureau of Asian Research
U.S.-Japan Research Institute
About the Project
Through a range of activities—including field research, commissioned papers, workshops, and dialogues with key stakeholders—the project “Adapting to a New Energy Era” aims to provide in-depth and academically rigorous research into how the United States, Japan, South Korea, China, and others countries can craft stronger diplomatic, strategic, and economic tools to support common energy security interests. Learn more.
This initiative is made possible by the generous sponsorship of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.