Chairman's Message: The Common Economic Agenda for the U.S. and Japan
Read this month's Chairman's Message by Admiral Dennis Blair on national security and economic performance in Japan and the United States (and in Europe) in light of China's growth.
Japan Political Pulse: Public is ambivalent about resolving issues with DPRK
Polls show that despite the Japanese public's ambivalence towards the Trump-Kim summit, there is strong public support for Prime Minister Abe's attempts to convene a summit with Kim Jong Un.
Roundtable with Katsuyuki Kawai, Liberal Democratic Party Diet member
Sasakawa USA hosted Mr. Katsuyuki Kawai, Diet member and Special Advisor for Foreign Affairs to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on July 2 for a speech and discussion on the US-North Korea Summit
Analysis and recommendations for Japan's changing electricity market
Energy policy consultant Tarak Shah highlights current trends in the Japanese electricity market, notes areas of strength, and outlines specific changes Japanese policy makers could implement for a safer energy future.
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How can the United States work with India, Japan, and Australia to promote peace, security, and economic prosperity in the Indian Ocean region? A report from the Quadrilateral Commission on Indian Ocean Security– comprised of representatives from Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Japan, Vivekananda Foundation of India, the National Security College of the Australia National University, and Sasakawa USA–makes recommendations for cooperation among major democracies.
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Energy policy consultant Tarak Shah participated in the Sasakawa USA 2017-2018 In-Depth Alumni Research Trip to Japan. In this paper, Shah highlights current trends in the Japanese electricity market, notes areas of strength, and outlines specific changes that Japanese policy makers could implement for a safer, cleaner energy future.
Maritime Awareness Project
MAP, a new joint initiative of Sasakawa USA and The National Bureau of Asian Research, improves public understanding of critical maritime problems and possible routes to their peaceful resolution. MAP features a unique, interactive map that visualizes key data at the heart of ongoing maritime disputes and related issues, alongside analytical papers and discussions.
The Japan U.S. Military Program (JUMP) connects past and present service members, families, and government civilians who have served in Japan, providing a powerful foundation for continued engagement that will help sustain this important bilateral relationship.
Sasakawa Forum provides a new platform for research and analysis related to Japan and U.S.-Japan relations in a bilateral, regional, and global context. Click through for the latest published work and details on how to submit.
Ever wonder what Collective Self-Defense means? Or wanted to track the history of Abenomics policy? How about learning more about Japan's demographic crisis brought on by the combination of low birthrates and the world’s longest life expectancy? Find all that and more in our Issue Briefs section, which provides guides to the top issues affecting the U.S.-Japan relationship today.
U.S.-Japan Resource Library
Sasakawa USA’s research fellows have curated a list of documents that are key to the U.S.-Japan relationship, from its inception to today. The U.S.-Japan Resource Library is the ultimate reference guide to the treaties, articles, laws, and statements that have helped build and shape the tenor of that bilateral relationship.