Sep 24, 2013

Transcript of Caroline Kennedy's Senate hearing

Statement by Ms. Caroline Kennedy Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Japan Senate Foreign Relations Committee September 19, 2013 Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Corker, and Members of the Committee: It is an honor to appear before you this morning as the President’s nominee to serve ...

TPP, Hague treaty, Senkakus to top agenda for Kennedy

Sep 24, 2013

TPP, Hague treaty, Senkakus to top agenda for Kennedy

by Eric Johnston

At her Senate hearing last week, Caroline Kennedy, tipped to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan, faced numerous questions about the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact, tensions over the Senkaku Islands, and what she would do about nearly 400 cases of American children allegedly abducted ...

Sep 12, 2013

Confirmation hearing for Kennedy opens next week

Caroline Kennedy, nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama to be America’s next ambassador to Japan, will take questions next week during a confirmation hearing on her appointment, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Wednesday. The hearing Thursday will be Kennedy’s first chance since her ...

Aug 29, 2013

Welcoming Ms. Kennedy to Japan

we hope that incoming ambassador Ms. Caroline Kennedy will play an active role in helping to resolve some of the thorny bilateral issues that Japan and the U.S. are facing.

Kennedy tapped as next U.S. ambassador

Jul 13, 2013

Kennedy tapped as next U.S. ambassador

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late U.S. President John F. Kennedy, will become ambassador to Japan, sources close to the bilateral relationship said. Kennedy, an attorney and strong backer of President Barack Obama, will be taking up the post as Washington grapples with contentious ...