Georges was a key architect of the formation of the EU. He was also the European Chair of the Tri-Lateral Commission, when Mr. Rockefeller was the US chair and Mr. Morita from Sony the Japanese chair. I discussed with him the issue of Japanese leadership, from his experience, as well as other topics. A longer bio on Georges is here. These were his responses.
|George discusses the expectations of the world for Japan to play a leadership role|
|George discusses the effectiveness of the Japanese in a leadership role at the Tri-Lateral Commission|
|He discusses the effect of the imbalance between Japan's global economic power and its political power|
|He discussed the younger generation of Japanese|
|He discuss the role of Japanese women within the country|
|Lessons learned by the Germans after World War II that are applicable to Japan|