Omission Accomplished: the Iraq invasion in American and Japanese security narratives

Hosted by the Department of International Relations and Centre for International Studies

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Professor Marie Thorsten


Professor William A. Callahan

This presentation will examine the significance of the Iraq invasion in Japanese and American domestic and bilateral security narratives at the start of the new Trump administration.

Marie Thorsten is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International Studies at LSE and Professor at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. She teaches international relations and media studies and is the author of Superhuman Japan: Knowledge, Nation and Culture in US-Japan Relations

William A. Callahan is Professor of International Relations at LSE.

The Department of International Relations (@LSEIRDept) is now in its 88th year, making it one of the oldest, and largest, in the world. The Centre for International Studies at LSE is home to an interdisciplinary community of scholars from around the globe undertaking innovative research with an international dimension.


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