Aug. 19, 2022

277 | Does America’s Most Important Asian Ally Want to Fight? - Tobias Harris on a pacifist Japan in the 21st century

277 | Does America’s Most Important Asian Ally Want to Fight? - Tobias Harris on a pacifist Japan in the 21st century

Tobias Harris, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and author of The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and the New Japan, joins The Realignment to discuss the assassination of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, how and why he sought to orient Japan away from post-war pacifism, what the "new" Japan looks like, and how the U.S, Japan, and other allies should approach the growing threat of conflict in the Asia-Pacific.


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Tobias Harris, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and author of The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and the New Japan, joins The Realignment to discuss the assassination of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, how and why he sought to orient Japan away from its post-WWII pacifism, what the "new" Japan looks like, and how the U.S, Japan, and other allies should approach the growing threat of conflict in the Asia-Pacific.