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LtGen Wallace “Chip” Gregson Joins Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA as Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident)

WASHINGTON, D.C.  —   Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) is pleased to announce that LtGen Wallace “Chip” Gregson (USMC, Ret.) has joined our team as Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident). LtGen Gregson retired after over 37 years of active-duty service to the United States Marine Corps. In addition, he served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense,

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LtGen Lawrence “Larry” Nicholson Joins Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA as Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident)

WASHINGTON, D.C.  —   Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) is pleased to announce that LtGen Lawrence “Larry” Nicholson (USMC, Ret.) has joined our team as a Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident). LtGen Nicholson retired after 39 years of active-duty service to the United States in October 2018 as the Commanding General of III Marine Expeditionary Force

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Japan at crossroads as stage set for dramatic rethink of defense policy

-The Japan Times- When former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe encouraged a discussion on what amounted to stationing U.S. nuclear bombs on the territory of the sole nation to be attacked with them, it wasn’t clear what kind of reaction he expected — or if he had ulterior motives. Japanese, with images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki seared into

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ウクライナから考える台湾有事 米の安保専門家は核共有どう考える?

ー朝日新聞ー ロシアによるウクライナ侵攻をきっかけに、安倍晋三元首相や日本維新の会から、米国の核兵器を日本国内に配備して共同運用する「ニュークリア・シェアリング(核共有)」の議論を求める声が上がっている。では、当事者の米国は、日本との「核共有」をどう考えているのか。日米の安全保障問題の専門家であるジェームズ・ショフ元米国防総省東アジア政策上級顧問に聞いた。 Read more.

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From Nippon.com

Fiscal 2018 Tax Reforms Aim at Overcoming Deflation

The Liberal Democratic Party and Kōmeitō announced a tax reform package for fiscal 2018 that will affect the income tax, the corporate tax, and the tax on business succession (inheritance tax) as well as establish such new taxes as a departure tax for travelers leaving Japan.

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