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.
Tags: Asia Pacific, Australia, Australian National University, canberra, Command and Staff College, Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, jmsdf, maritime, maritime cooperation, navy, security, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, trilateral, us-japan
Date: January 14, 2016
On January 14, 2016, Sasakawa USA celebrated the release of “U.S. Bases in Okinawa: What Must Be Done, and Quickly,” a new report co-authored by Sasakawa USA Chairman Admiral Dennis Blair and Fellow James Kendall, with a roll-out breakfast.
Tags: admiral dennis blair, Asia, Australia, east Asia, Futenma, futenma replacement facility, Guam, Hawaii, James Kendall, Japan, JSDF, Okinawa, okinawa consolidation plan, okinawa report, Pacific, u.s. bases in okinawa, us-japan alliance
Author: Himeda Konatsu
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
The administration of Prime Minister Abe Shinzō has made luring more “highly skilled foreign professionals” to Japan a critical link in its growth strategy. Yet the problems could far outweigh the benefits if more and more immigrants are allowed into Japan before appropriate preparations are put in place.
The U.S.-Japan alliance is stronger than ever, but work still needs to be done to sustain the positive momentum and navigate potential crises that could arise in the future, Adm. Dennis Blair, Chairman and Distinguished Senior Fellow at Sasakawa USA, said February 23 at an event focusing on the New Asian Security Landscape.
Tags: Asia, asian security, Australia, chicago council on global affairs, China, east china sea, India, Korea, maritime security, navy, North Korea, Northeast Asia, Nuclear, Philippines, security, South China Sea, us-japan alliance, us-japan relationship
Author: Four Corners
Sasakawa USA’s Adm. Dennis Blair is featured prominently in an episode of “Four Corners,” a 45-minute long news program on current affairs that airs on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The episode, entitled “China Rising,” focuses on Australia’s role in the South China Sea, where both the United States and China seek military dominance.