Past event


Japan: Bridging East Asia with the Rest of the World

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Transcript - Hitoshi Tanaka
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Transcript - Hitoshi Tanaka Q&A
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Hitoshi Tanaka, Chairman, The Japan Research Institute; Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan (2002-05)
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House 


In light of the recent US 'pivot' to Asia and China's growing regional and global influence, the speaker will suggest that Japan, as an Asia-Pacific nation that is both advanced and Asia-oriented, is in a position to create the right bridge between East Asia and the rest of the world.

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