To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
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.