New Pacific Trident II TTX report launched at DC event on December 6
Sasakawa USA released a new report, “Testing the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-ROK Security Alliances,” on December 6. The Tabletop Exercise Pacific Trident II report can be downloaded from this website.
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Applications open for Winter 2019 Congressional Staff Program on Asia
The Congressional Staff Program on Asia is a bipartisan educational certificate program for Congressional staffers who would like greater knowledge of U.S.-Asia policy. Apply by December 31.
Join Sasakawa USA on May 2, 2019, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., for the Sixth Annual Sasakawa USA Security Forum. The day-long event will feature key experts and officials from government, business, think
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Tabletop Exercise Pacific Trident II was the second Sasakawa USA tabletop exercise (TTX) exploring trilateral cooperation mechanisms between the United States, Japan, and South Korea in the context of a crisis in North Korea. This report summarizes the exercise, its policy-level insights, and its final recommendations to policymakers in the United States, ROK, and Japan.
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The Honorable Sharon Burke participated in the Sasakawa USA 2017-2018 In-Depth Alumni Research Trip to Japan. In this paper, Burke posits that Japan–playing to its strengths as a security builder–has an opportunity to improve global readiness for the great security challenges of the later part of this century, not all of which are military in nature.
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.
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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.