January 30, 2013 

During Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s January 29 Global Townterview, she responded to a question about what has been the most powerful diplomatic tool. Secretary Clinton replied, “…We needed to get out there and reach out to people, demonstrate our willingness to be everywhere in the world, working with people who shared our values and our aspirations, solving crises, doing what we could to deal with many of the underlying problems…”

This speaks to the work CULCON is doing to maintain and strengthen the valuable relationship between the United States and Japan. By partnering with our important ally, we can more effectively confront global challenges.

The full video can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E_rS38kClg&feature=youtu.be