Roundtable - U.S. Allies and Taiwan: Evolving Indo-Pacific Perspectives with Adam Liff
The Japan Institute welcomed Dr. Adam Liff, Associate Professor of East Asian International Relations at Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and Visiting Chair in Japanese Politics & Foreign Policy, Georgetown University visited the Japan Institute to the Japan Institute.
On 14 June the Japan Institute held a roundtable discussion with Adam P. Liff, Ph.D. Liff is Associate Professor of East Asian International Relations at Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, where he also serves as the Founding Director of the 21st Century Japan Politics and Society Initiative and the founding organizer of the "East Asia and the World" Speaker Series. He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution’s Center for East Asia Policy Studies. Liff holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Politics from Princeton University, and a B.A. from Stanford University.
Dr. Liff’s research focuses on international security and contemporary foreign policy challenges in the Asia-Pacific, with a special emphasis on Japanese politics/foreign policy and the U.S.-Japan alliance, Japan-U.S.-China relations, U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy, and U.S. allies and the Taiwan Strait. He visited the Japan Institute as part of an international research trip in support of his research project on U.S. Allies and Taiwan, for which he has also visited Taipei, Tokyo, Seoul, London, Berlin, Paris, and Brussels.
Following opening remarks the group had an open discussion about the history and evolving political and policy debates in the United States and its allies with regards to Taiwan.