For many years, the United States has maintained a formal extended deterrence commitment to protect Japan that has included the possible use of nuclear weapons.  This MTA Seminar will examine the history of the U.S. nuclear umbrella for Japan, the role of the umbrella plays in Japanese and U.S. security planning, and questions regarding the credibility of the commitment.

Coffee and tea provided. Please join us - Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.