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2023 has been a year of diplomatic accomplishments for Japan-U.S. relations. In the Biden-Kishida summit in January, the two leaders stated that the "security alliance has never been stronger" and that the two allies "strongly oppose any unilateral attempts to change the status quo by force or coercion, anywhere in the world." More recently, in the words of a U.S. official, the Japan-U.S.-ROK Trilateral Summit kicked off a "defining trilateral relationship for the 21st century."

2024, in turn, can be a year of domestic challenges for the leaders in the region, with important elections coming up: the Taiwan presidential election in January, the South Korean general elections in April, and a leadership race for Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party in September. Above all, the results of the U.S. Presidential election in November may well define the trajectory of relationships among allies and geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific in the years to come.

We are fortunate to welcome Ambassador ARIMA Yutaka, Director General of the North American Affairs Bureau in the Foreign Ministry, to share with us the frontline view of how the outcome of the U.S. Presidential Election may impact the relationship. Join us in an early discussion of what will capture everyone's attention in the coming months.

Event and Registration Details

  • This event will be conducted in-person and online, and registration is required.
  • In-person participation is for members and guests only. Please pay your fee by credit card or at the door.
  • Online participation is for members and guests only and free.

To attend online, please sign up from the registration form for online participation.


In-person: Founding Member

This ticket is for in-person attendance for Asia Society Japan Founding Members only.

Member Price Complimentary
In-person: Guest

This ticket is for in-person attendance for members’ guests or Asia21 Fellows.
- Standard Price: Pay online
- Door Price: Pay at the door on the day

Standard Price ¥5,500
Door Price ¥6,000


International House of Japan (B1)


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