Sasakawa USA Chairman & CEO Adm. Dennis Blair gives a commentary on the United States, Japan and IS.
Adm. Dennis Blair on Cyber Security
Sasakawa USA Chairman & CEO speaks to AACJ and GRIPS in Tokyo about cyber threats and the importance of public and private sectors working together.
Save the Date
Sasakawa USA is holding a conference on U.S.-Japan collaboration in assisting Myanmar's development on March 25.
Article: Agricultural Reform in Japan
Newest article by Tobias Harris, Sasakawa USA Economics, Trade and Business Fellow
Former agriculture minister Koya Nishikawa is suspected to have failed to report over 9.5 million yen in income.
Upcoming changes to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will save $1 billion.
Word of the Day
extremely cold weather
Pronounced: fuyu shogun
It literallly translates as 'Winter (fuyu) General (shogun).' The phrase was originally used in reference to the extreme winter weather in Siberia that troubled Napleon Bonaparte.
“Womenomics” is a term adopted by Prime Minister Abe to describe a group of initiatives under the “Abenomics” umbrella concerning equalizing roles in the Japanese workforce.
“Abenomics” is the informal name used for a set of economic policies introduced by Prime Minister Abe to alleviate two decades of economic stagnation.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a proposed regional trade agreement currently being negotiated between 12 countries, and is considered to be one of the most ambitious free trade deals ever attempted.
Japan recently reinterpreted the right of Collective Self Defense as outlined by the United Nations, which refers to the right of members of the United Nations to defend other members of the United Nations.
Japan's Demographic Future
Japan has low birth rates, long life expectancies and a population in overall decline. This combination presents major challenges to the country economically, politically and socially.