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Power Plays in Asia-Pacific70 Years After WWII

Original Broadcast Date:
September 12, 2015(UTC)

What should Japan do to enhance stability and prosperity in Asia-Pacific? What shouldn't it do?
As the U.S. continues its "pivot" towards Asia, what does the Obama administration expect from Japan? China is increasing its presence across Asia, and challenging U.S. power in the region—what are its hopes for the future?
Experts from Japan, China, and the U.S. discuss the best way forward for Asia, and how to bring it about.


Yukio Okamoto

Former Special Advisor to Prime Ministers Hashimoto and Koizumi
Senior Fellow, MIT Center for International Studies

Richard J. Samuels

Director, MIT Center for International Studies

Evan S. Medeiros, Ph.D

Former Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the White House's National Security Council

Zhu Feng, Ph.D

Executive Director and Professor, China Center for Collaborative Studies of the South China Sea, Nanjing University

Miki Ebara

Editor-in-Chief, Newsline