On January 21, Manning featured on a panel on StratNews Global about the North Korean nuclear program, China’s growing military assertiveness, and other topics.

The panelists discussed issues such as Joe Biden and Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s first formal talks, new developments in North Korea’s nuclear program, China’s increasingly assertive foreign policy, the situation in Russia and Ukraine and America’s response, and the Australia-Japan military Reciprocal Access Agreement(RAA). Other topics of conversation included “the Japan-U.S. 2+2, the threat of invasion of Taiwan, Japan’s increased defense budget, other Japanese bilateral and multilateral relations and exercises, and Guam, Okinawa, and the Senkaku islands and the Indo-Pacific.”

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