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COVID’s Impact on China-Japan Détente
July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
About the Event
Stewart will discuss a recent yearlong study he conducted with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) that examined Chinese and Russian influence activities in four democracies, including the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to influence Japan’s politics. He will talk about the study’s findings and how they relate to the current risks to the Japan-China fragile “tactical detente” amid the COVID-19 crisis.
About the Speaker
Devin Stewart is senior fellow at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs where he founded and directed the Asia program. He has served as a senior fellow at Eurasia Group Foundation, a fellow at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), and a visiting scholar at Sophia University in Tokyo. He has taught courses on international affairs at Columbia University and New York University. From 2000 to 2004, he worked as a government think tank researcher and later as a journalist in Tokyo. He holds an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).