Author: Phyllis Genther Yoshida, Dennis Blair, Robert Alan Feldman, Ken Koyama, Jane Nakano, Llewelyn Hughes, Nobuo Tanaka, Yukari Niwa Yamashita, Michael Smitka, Ken Haig, Jun Arima, Tom Cutler
Sasakawa USA is pleased to bring together an outstanding group of senior scholars, all with extensive knowledge and experience, to analyze and explain the many facets of Tokyo’s energy situation and its intersection with the U.S.-Japan relationship. Japan’s Energy Conundrum provides insights into how Japan is seeking to resolve its current energy conundrum in the aftermath of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.
Author: Daniel Bob, Michael Auslin, Larry Diamond, David J. Kramer, Yasunobu Sato, Tsuneo Akaha, David I. Steinberg, Aung Din, Richard C. Kraemer, Mitsugi Endo
March 24, 2017
Cooperation to support democratic development should be an important component of the U.S.-Japan Alliance, and this volume is intended both to endorse it and to propose practical measures for both countries to take.
Author: Dennis Blair, Daniel Bob, Gilbert Rozman, Alexander Nikolaevich Panov, Kazuhiko Togo, Tomohiko Taniguchi, Dmitry Streltsov, Yasuhiro Izumikawa, Georgy Toloraya, Vasili Kashin, Frank Jannuzi, Hirofumi Arai, Alexander Gabuev
May 6, 2016
This volume brings together analyses from leading economic and security experts who describe an underdeveloped Japan-Russia economic relationship, a series of ingenious but unsuccessful diplomatic and cartographic attempts to divide the Northern Territories in a way that both countries could claim as a win, and very subtle signaling by Russia and Japan that their concerns about China may present a margin for better relations with one another.
Tags: admiral dennis blair, Alexander Gabuev, book, China, Crimea, daniel bob, Dmitry Streltsov, Frank Jannuzi, Georgy Toloraya, gilbert rozman, Hirofumi Arai, Japan, japan-russia, kazuhiko togo, northern territories, publication, Russia, russia-japan, Shinzo Abe, tomohiko taniguchi, Trans-Pacific Partnership, trilateral, us-japan alliance, us-japan relations, us-japan-russia, Vasili Kashin, Vladimir Putin, Yasuhiro Izumikawa
Author: David I. Steinberg, Donald M. Seekins, Priscilla Clapp, Mary P. Callahan, Toshihiro Kudo, Satoru Kumagai, Vikram Nehru, Aung Myoe
Categories: In the News
October 27, 2015
Few countries in the world face challenges as daunting as those faced by Myanmar. Suppressed by years of military rule, Myanmar ranks in the bottom quartile of all countries in the world in human development, doing business, governance, national stability, global competitiveness, and democratization. The world’s longest civil war has dragged on in Myanmar for 60 years, and it was only six years ago that the country took its first steps away from military dictatorship.
Tags: Business, civil war, conference, democratization, development, economic development, global competitiveness, human development, Japan, military, military rule, Myanmar, political development, report
Author: Daniel Bob, Tobias Harris, Masahiro Kawai, Yun Sun
August 7, 2015
In 2013, China announced it would establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to help meet the enormous demand for new infrastructure in Asia. In 2009, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) projected that such demand would reach $8 trillion between 2010 and 2020, vastly more than ADB and other existing multilateral development banks (MDBs) could finance. In 2015, Sasakawa USA commissioned a report detailing regional perspectives of the institution.