Congressional Outreach: Analysis of the Vice Presidential Debate
Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC), co-hosted the second of a series of events on the U.S. Presidential Election.
Policy Briefing: Advancing Diversity and Inclusion During COVID-19
Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa discusses the impact of COVID-19 on women in Japan, women’s leadership in business and politics in Japan, and how Japan can increase diversity in political leadership during COVID-19.
Policy Briefing: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Accomplishments: Having Worked with Him for 8 Long Years
Dr. Tomohiko Taniguchi, former Special Advisor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet, discusses the accomplishments of Prime Minister Abe, highlighting both his domestic and international political agenda achievement.
Analysis: The Japan-U.S. Alliance and Climate Security: Building on the Alliance’s History for Future Preparedness and Response
Rachel Fleishman, Shiloh Fetzek, and Christine Parthemore recommends that the Japan-U.S. alliance better incorporate environmental security perspectives into national security policies. They discuss climate change's effects on security operations and how the alliance can adapt to an increasingly severe climate.
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.