Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano Joins Sasakawa USA Board of Directors
Sasakawa USA welcomes Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, the 5th Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defense Forces, to its Board of Directors. With the support of Admiral Kawano, Sasakawa USA will continue to play a critical role in strengthening the U.S.-Japan diplomatic and security alliance.
Commentary & Analysis:
USMC Force Design 2030: An Opportunity for a New Deterrence Strategy in Japan
LtGen Isobe analyzes how USMC Commandant General David Berger’s strategic leadership in Force Design 2030 can influence Japan to strengthen its deterrence posture and examines the implications of the USMC transformation on Japan’s security policy.
Mr. James L. Schoff Will Lead the U.S.-Japan NEXT Alliance Initiative as Senior Director
Mr. James L. Schoff will be joining Sasakawa USA as Senior Director to lead the U.S.-Japan NEXT Alliance Initiative as of October 1, 2021.
Understanding the Role of Japanese Automakers and Suppliers in the U.S. Automotive Industry
Mr. Manny Manriquez, General Director of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association U.S. Office, and Ms. Jennifer Heckmann, Senior Manager at DENSO emphasize the robustness and complexity of relationships Japanese automakers and suppliers’ have with communities in the United States, drawing attention to how their activities transcend economic ties to include support for improving educational opportunities, addressing environmental concerns, and supporting local humanitarian efforts.
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