Date: February 27, 2017
As part of efforts to engage the Washington policymaker community, on February 27 Sasakawa USA hosted a private luncheon with Dr. Akihiro Iwashita, who spoke in-depth about last year’s Abe-Putin Summit in Yamaguchi and its results, and the future of the Russo-Japan relationship.
Date: June 27, 2016
Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at Australian National University and the Command and Staff College of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, convened a public forum in Canberra, Australia to discuss the current status of the U.S.-Japan-Australia trilateral maritime relationship and explore means for further strengthening and future cooperation.
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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.
East Asian maritime security is pivotal to peace and prosperity in the entire Asia-Pacific, said Hideshi Tokuchi, Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow at Sasakawa USA, as the keynote speaker at a March 27 event at Harvard University.
Date: December 15, 2015
Sasakawa USA hosted a private conversation with Mr. Daniel Kritenbrink, Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council. This Speaker Series event included an off-the-record discussion on the implications of President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Asia to attend the G-20, APEC, US-ASEAN and East Asia Summits, and how those summits may impact U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region and U.S.-Japan relations.