U.S.-Japan Extended Deterrence Dialogue

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 20, 2015

The United States and Japan held the bilateral Extended Deterrence Dialogue (EDD), November 17-19, at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The EDD provides an opportunity for the two governments to frankly exchange views on how to secure Alliance deterrence as part of their security and defense cooperation. The EDD has been held on a regular basis since 2010.