On January 8, 2019, the Korea Economic Institute of America and Sasakawa USA hosted “Northeast Asia and the New Congress,” a panel discussion on Democratic control of the House of Representatives and the potential impacts on U.S. policy towards Northeast Asia.
The 6th U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateral Symposium is organized to enhance trilateral cooperation by facilitating productive dialogue between the next generation of leaders and current professionals in the field of U.S.-Asia relations. The symposium was held January 4, 2019 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
On December 13, Lieutenant General Wallace “Chip” Gregson (USMC, ret.), Senior Advisor at Avascent Global Advisors, spoke at the Sasakawa USA Policy Lunch Series event “Changes on the Korean Peninsula: Moon and Kim – Who Leads this Dance?” This lunch discussion was moderated by Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt.
Tabletop Exercise Pacific Trident II Report Launch and Panel Discussion: Testing U.S.-Japan and U.S.-ROK Responses to North Korean Provocations
Sasakawa USA held a December 6 panel discussion on its recently executed Exercise Pacific Trident II. Exercise Pacific Trident II was an unclassified tabletop exercise designed to test the policy, diplomatic, and military responses of the United States, Japan, and South Korea to North Korean sanction evasion activities and signs of internal instability. The event was held from 2-3:30 p.m. December 6 in the Crystal Room at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC.
On December 4, 2018, Sasakawa USA hosted a lunch discussion with Mine The Gap co-founders, Kristin Haffert and Jessica Grounds to discuss their takeaways from their recent trip to Tokyo, where they shared best practices in training women to run for political office. This policy lunch event was moderated by Sasakawa USA Research Assistant Darah Phillip.