Chairman’s Message: After Hanoi, Back to Basics

Categories: Chairman's Message, Sasakawa USA Blog

For its first two years, North Korea has been the Trump administration’s highest profile diplomacy effort in Asia. The President and his advisors believed that in dealing with North Korea they had better ideas, greater skills and more favorable conditions than their predecessors. Some even dreamed that Donald Trump could be the second American president

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Admiral Dennis Blair addresses pessimism towards China in expo with defense contractors

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Pessimism in response to the rise of China is bad for the Navy and for U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific, said Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of Sasakawa USA, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition on April 4.

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An expanding role for Japan: An interview with Admiral Dennis Blair

Author: Nippon.com

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Developments including Chinese military buildup, the Brexit issue in Europe, and the election of Donald Trump as U.S. President provide Japan with a range of challenges going forward. As Japan responds to these concerns, Admiral Dennis Blair sees the nation’s relationship with the United States remaining a bulwark in the Asia region and expects it to increasingly take a leading role in such areas as defense, diplomacy, and the world economy.

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Sasakawa fellows weigh in on symbolism of PM Abe visit to Pearl Harbor

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s historic visit to Pearl Harbor on December 27 symbolized not only the reconciliation of two countries who once were at war, but also what has become a close friendship and alliance that should be continued regardless of changes in administration, Sasakawa USA fellows said in media appearances in December.

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Adm. Dennis Blair: At Scarborough Shoal, China is Playing with Fire

Author: Foreign Policy

Categories: In the News

If China were to start dredging on the disputed Scarborough Shoal, it would risk a potential military confrontation with the United States, Sasakawa USA Chairman and CEO Adm. Dennis Blair said Thursday in a Foreign Policy article by Dan De Luce. “If the Chinese push there, I think there’s going to be trouble,” Blair said

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