Sasakawa USA Chairman & CEO Adm. Dennis Blair discusses the importance of diplomatic networks in Asia.
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.
U.S. and Japan: Assisting Myanmar's Development
See the event recap from Sasakawa USA's March 25th conference on U.S.-Japan collaboration in Myanmar. Event photos, videos and more coming soon.
Article: Agricultural Reform in Japan
Newest article by Tobias Harris, Sasakawa USA Economics, Trade and Business Fellow
PM Shinzo Abe has expressed his hopes that a summit meeting between the leaders of Japan, China, and South Korea will be held in the near future.
In anticipation of a massive earthquake in the Nankai Trough, Japan has released a plan that calls for the mobilization of 142,600 rescue personnel.
Word of the Day
cherry blossom viewing
Literally "flower see", hanami is a Japanese tradition that occurs each spring. People gather for picnics with family, friends and coworkers under the blooming cherry blossom, or "sakura", trees to enjoy the fleeting beauty of Japan in the springtime.
“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.