RIETI Open BBL Webinar: Global Intelligence Series

The American Mid-Term Election Outcome and Its Implications


The American voters have spoken and established control of the U.S. Congress for the next two years. What are the implications for U.S. foreign and domestic policy, partisanship in American politics and the future of American democracy, and the 2024 Presidential election? And what may all this mean for Japan's relationship with the United States?


  • Time and Date: 12:15-13:15, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 (JST)
  • Venue: Online
  • Language: English
  • Admission: Free
  • Host: Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
  • Contact: Ms. NAKAMURA, Conference Section
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  • Bruce STOKES (Visiting Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States)
    Mr. Bruce Stokes is a visiting senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, where he most recently was the co-author of GMF's Transatlantic Trend public opinion survey and GMF's recommendations on the reconstruction of Ukraine. He is also an associate at Chatham House. He is the former director of global economic attitudes at the Pew Research Center. For 23 years he was the international economics reporter for the National Journal, a Washington-based public policy magazine and a regular contributor to Foresight Magazine in Japan. He was also a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he is now a member and where he published, among other things, the first study advocating a free trade agreement between the United States and Japan. In 1987 and again in 1989, Mr. Stokes was a Japan Society Fellow, living in and reporting from Japan. In 1997, he was a member of President Clinton's Commission on United States-Pacific Trade and Investment Policy and he wrote its final report Building American Prosperity in the 21st Century.
  • SABURI Masataka (Director, PR Strategy, RIETI / Special Advisor to the Minister, METI)