Devastation in Japan: The Aftermath and Implications of the World’s Fifth Largest Earthquake – Event Summary:
In days following Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, television and Internet images have been among the most shocking in recent memory. The scope of the disaster is historic and almost incomprehensible. The implications of the disaster are still unfolding, with recovery and relief efforts just getting underway, multiple nuclear facilities facing possible meltdown, and the Japanese people, government and economy reeling.
THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION: DEVASTATION IN JAPAN: THE AFTERMATH AND IMPLICATIONS OF THE WORLD’S FIFTH LARGEST EARTHQUAKE
Washington, D.C. Friday, March 18, 2011
STROBE TALBOTT, President The Brookings Institution
Featured Speaker: ICHIRO FUJISAKI, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States
Moderator: MARTIN INDYK, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy The Brookings Institution
Panelists: RICHARD BUSH Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Northeast Asian Policy and Studies