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Past Newsletters:


• April, 2022: ADM Philip Davidson on the State of the Indo-Pacific Region and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

• March, 2022: JUMP Annual Dinner with ADM Philip Davidson and ADM Patrick Walsh

• February, 2022: Mr. George Cunningham on the EU’s Strategy for Indo-Pacific Engagement

• January, 2022: LtGen Koichi Isobe on Japan’s New National Security Strategy and Mr. Noah Sneider on Reiwa Japan


• December, 2021: SEED Pre-Departure Session and TAWA Dallas, TX

• November, 2021: LTG Koichiro Bansho on Japan’s Strategy in a Taiwan Contingency, and Amb. David Shear on 2021 ASEAN Summit

• October, 2021: ADM Katsutoshi Kawano Joins Sasakawa USA Board of Directors

• September, 2021: ADM Philip S. Davidson Joins Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects and U.S.-Japan NEXT Alliance Initiative Launches

• August, 2021: USMC Force Design 2030 with LtGen. Koichi Isobe (Ret.), LtGen Chip Gregson (Ret.), and LtGen Larry Nicholson (Ret.)

• July, 2021: The Hon. Akira Amari on Japan’s Economic Security Strategy

• June, 2021: Soft Power and Morals in U.S. Foreign Policy with Dr. Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

• May, 2021: U.S.-Japan Lawmakers Dialogue

• April, 2021: The Hon. Randall G. Schriver, Amb. Kurt Tong, and The Hon. Masashi Adachi on U.S. Indo-Pacific Policy, Dr. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Joins Advisory Committee

• March, 2021: Operation TOMODACHI Commemoration with H.E. Koji Tomita, Adm. Patrick M. Walsh, Gen. Ryoichi Oriki, and MG Hiroyuki Sugai

• February, 2021: Tribute to Dr. Ezra Vogel, and Myanmar Briefing with Dr. David Steinberg, Min. Shinichi Iida, and Amb. Derek Mitchell

• January, 2021: RADM James Kelly, USN (Ret.), and Dr. Takako Hikotani on U.S.-Japan Security


• December, 2020: Japanese War Brides, Central Bank Digital Currencies, and Space Partnership

• November, 2020: Dr. Curtis on Prime Minister Suga, and JUMP Pensacola, Florida

• October, 2020: Justice Minister Kamikawa on Diversity and Inclusion During COVID-19, and Dr. Curtis on Prime Minister Suga

•September, 2020: Dr. Taniguchi on Prime Minister Abe’s Accomplishments, Recap of Author Talk with Prof. Kanehara

• August, 2020: Author Talk with Prof. Kanehara, and Launch of Japan Political Pulse (JPP) Chart

• July, 2020: Policy Briefings on New Force Design for the USMC, and COVID-19 and international cooperation 

• June, 2020: Discussion with Min. Kono, Pacific Trident III TTX Briefing

• May, 2020: Webinar, COVID-19 Publications, and more

• April, 2020: Congratulations to Gen. Ryoichi Oriki and Amb. Melanne Verveer

• March, 2020: TAWA Utah,  Policy Lunch Recap, JUMP Colorado Springs, New Advisory Board Members

• February, 2020: Congressional Study Group Visits Japan, TTX Recap, Next TAWA in Utah

• January, 2020: SEED trip recap; New Sasakawa USA Forum article


• December, 2019: Trilateral Cyber Security Commission report; Managing the Alliance book available
• November, 2019: Next SEED trip focuses on democracy support; New videos of Dr. Vogel and TAWA events
• October, 2019: Admiral Blair retires as Chairman; Dr. Vogel will speak on Japan and China
• August, 2019: Next TAWA is in Minnesota; Analysis of Pacific Island Region
• June, 2019: The Value of Global Innovation; Fall Internships Available
• May, 2019: Recap of Security Forum; Chairman’s Message on the U.S.-Japan Alliance 
• April, 2019: Sasakawa USA Newsletter: Security Forum on April 24; New Book on NDPG  
• March, 2019: The Alliance Working in America heads to Kentucky
• February, 2019: Chairman’s Message on Japan’s new NDPG; Climate change commentary 


• December, 2018 New Chairman’s Message; TTX Report Launch on Dec. 6
• October, 2018: Can Japan take the lead in cyber defense and climate change?
• October, 2018: New Analysis of Japan’s Role in Global Security
• September, 2018: Recap of TAWA in Atlanta, New Report on Maritime Gray Zone
• August, 2018:TAWA in Atlanta: Chairman’s Message on Military Confrontations
• July, 2018:Chairman’s Message, Japan’s Energy Conundrum Book Available
• June, 2018: Energy Book Launch, Trump-Kim Summit Commentary
• June, 2018: Chairman’s Report, Upcoming Korea Discussion
• May, 2018: Recap of Fifth Annual Security Forum
• April, 2018: Chairman’s Message examines Mar-a-Lago results
• April, 2018: Recap of Launch of TTX Report
• March, 2018: View Live Stream Thursday of New DPRK Wargame Report Release
• March, 2018: The Alliance at Work in Oregon

• January, 2018: Adm. Dennis Blair Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee; Tobias Harris before China Review Commission
• January, 2018: SEED Trip Recap


• December, 2017: Sasakawa USA Forum publication explores opportunities in U.S.-Japan state and local economic collaboration
• December, 2017: New Report: Operation Rugby Daemon
• November, 2017: Chairman’s Message focuses on President Trump’s trip to Asia
• October, 2017: Japan Political Pulse analysis spotlights upcoming Japanese elections
• October, 2017: The Alliance Working in America series debuts in Houston
• September, 2017: New event series explores US-Japan relations in Houston
• August, 2017: China’s Intellectual Property Theft Must Stop
• August, 2017: Asia on Air Episode 05 and a new Chairman’s Message
• July, 2017: Announcing the inaugural Global Classmates Summit with Kizuna Across Cultures
• July, 2017: New commentary on Japan-China relations, the Shangri-La Dialogue
• June, 2017: New report on U.S.-Japan critical infrastructure protection
• June, 2017: Chairman’s message focuses on Japan’s constitution
• May, 2017: Recap of Fourth Annual Security Forum and upcoming event on European views of Japan
• April, 2017: Fourth Annual Security Forum, Japan reconsiders the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and more
• April, 2017: Recap of the Second Annual Alumni Dinner, public satisfaction in Japan, and more
• March, 2017: Second annual JUMP dinner and new publications on democracy promotion and rare metals
• March, 2017: Amb. James Zumwalt becomes new Sasakawa USA CEO, Japan’s energy conundrum, and more
• February , 2017: Spotlight on Japan’s declining population, the latest Japan Political Pulse, and more
• February, 2017: Ambassador James P. Zumwalt named Sasakawa USA’s next CEO
• January, 2017: At Pearl Harbor, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers condolences


• December, 2016: Introducing Asia on Air podcast and the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance
• December, 2016: Video – Securing critical resources in a new green and industrial era
• November, 2016: Celebrating Japan’s constitution, 70 years later
• October, 2016: Exploring why “Japan Matters” for America
• October, 2016: Introducing new fellow Christopher Nelson and a look at South China Sea issues
• September, 2016: How to prevent China from changing the status quo in the South China Sea
• September, 2016: Introducing two new Sasakawa USA Fellows: Phyllis Yoshida and Hideshi Tokuchi
• August, 2016: Spotlight on Sasakawa USA’s Research Programs and Emperor Akihito’s wish to abdicate the crown
• August, 2016: Adm. Dennis Blair testifies on South China Sea issues at Senate committee hearing
• July, 2016: Analyzing the Upper House Elections and the UN tribunal ruling on South China Sea
• June, 2016: Japan Political Pulse tracking approval ratings as HOC elections near
• June, 2016: Sasakawa USA Forum launches with first three publications on U.S.-Japan relations
• May, 2016: Security Forum Recap and New Report on Clean Energy
• May, 2016: Sending condolences, support to Kumamoto
• April, 2016: Announcing Third Annual Security Forum 
• April, 2016: Introducing the Maritime Awareness Project
• March, 2016: Experts commemorate 3/11 tragedy

• March, 2016: Remembering the Great East Japan earthquake, five years later
• February: Introducing Japan Political Pulse 

• February, 2016: Introducing Sasakawa USA’s Civil Society Exchange Program
• January, 2016: New York Times editorial calls Sasakawa USA report ‘new thinking’ on Okinawa
• January, 2016: Introducing Fellow for Cybersecurity and Okinawa report


• December, 2015: Welcome to new fellows and introducing the U.S.-Japan Resource Library
• November, 2015: Ken Watanabe recipient of first Nichibei Award
• November, 2015: EVENT: Prospects for Japan-Russia relations
• October, 2015: EVENT: Cyber3 Conference Okinawa 2015

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