Public session on nuclear disarmament policy of Obama administration to be held in Hiroshima on December 15

John Isaacs, executive director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, will give a talk entitled "Seeking a New Direction: The Path of the Obama Administration with regard to Nuclear Disarmament and Proliferation" at the Chugoku Shimbun Building at 1 p.m. on December 15. The event is jointly organized by the U.S. Consulate General of Osaka-Kobe and the Japan-America Society of Hiroshima.

Mr. Issacs has a long career as an aide to a U.S. congressman and a diplomat and is an expert on the workings of the U.S. government and Congress. He will speak in detail about the current situation involving revisions to nuclear policy under the Obama administration. He will also respond to questions from the audience.

Admission is free and interpretation will be provided. Seats are available for 100 people. Those wishing to attend the session should send a fax (082-232-7105) or a postcard (The Japan-America Society of Hiroshima, c/o The Chugoku Shimbun 7-1 Dobashi-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-8677) with your name, address and phone number. For further information, please contact the Japan-America Society of Hiroshima by phone at 082-232-7115.

(Originally published on December 3, 2009)