19
February 2019
Past Event
Protecting a Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Strengthening the U.S.-Japan-India Trilateral Relationship
Tuesday 6:45 - 9:00AM

Protecting a Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Strengthening the U.S.-Japan-India Trilateral Relationship

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
February 19, 2019
19
February 2019
Tuesday 6:45 - 9:00AM
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
Nobukatsu Kanehara

Deputy Secretary General of National Security Secretariat & Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary, Government of Japan

Tom Rose

Senior Advisor & Chief Strategist, Office of the Vice President

Vice Admiral (ret.) Shekhar Sinha

Former Commander in Chief of India’s Western Naval Command

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Michael Pillsbury

Former Senior Fellow and Director for Chinese Strategy

Patrick Cronin

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

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Arthur Herman

Senior Fellow

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Lewis Libby

Senior Vice President

View a transcript of the event "here":https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.hudson.org/files/publications/Protecting….

On February 19, Hudson Institute hosted a public conference on the importance of trilateral cooperation between the U.S., India, and Japan for the future prosperity and security of the Indo-Pacific Region. Panelists included Nobukatsu Kanehara, deputy secretary general of the National Security Secretariat & assistant chief cabinet secretary for the government of Japan; Tom Rose, senior advisor & chief strategist for the Office of the Vice President of the United States; Vice Admiral (ret.) Shekhar Sinha, a former commander-in-chief of India’s Western Naval Command; and Hudson Institute’s Lewis Libby, Michael Pillsbury, Patrick Cronin, and Arthur Herman.

From naval exercises in the South China Sea to the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s increasingly aggressive military and economic strategies threaten the liberal order of the Indo-Pacific. In response, leaders of the U.S., Japan, and India are finding common ground over the need for a “free and open Indo-Pacific” to preserve regional independence, security, and prosperity. On February 19, experts will address the regional challenges andareas of possible cooperation between allies in countering China’s expansionist policies.

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