Connecting People & Ideas to Advance Mutual Interests in U.S.-Asia Relations

The first lectures showcased two members of the twenty-second class of Mansfield Fellows – Charles Mahaffey (U.S. Department of State) and Ian Hurdle (United States Air Force.  As both are working to strengthen U.S.-Japan cooperation, they were able to draw from personal experiences to explain how the United States uses diplomatic and military resources to maintain peace and stability, particularly in Northeast Asia.