Author: Alexander Hoare
I have devoted the majority of my adult life to the study and understanding of Japanese history, arts, and politics. I do not hide my deep interest in Japan, which is why my friends and family were baffled when I announced that I would be moving to the Netherlands in the summer of 2015.
Sasakawa USA is pleased to welcome to its team of U.S.-Japan experts Dr. Phyllis Yoshida and Mr. Hideshi Tokuchi, whose combined experience on energy and defense issues spans more than 65 years.
Author: William "Bud" Roth
There has been a lot of legal debate about whether Bitcoin is a currency, a security, or a commodity. That judgement will ultimately determine whether Bitcoins used to pay ransom are treated as stolen money (fungible) or stolen goods (reclaimable). Law enforcement should treat Bitcoin as a commodity and, in doing so, the victims of ransomware who pay would have recourse against all future owners of the ransomed Bitcoins to reclaim them.
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Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
On April 16, Sasakawa USA’s JUMP (Japan-US Military Program) team drew in kids and adults alike with the traditional Japanese festival game of “kingyo sukui” — goldfish scooping — at the Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival in Washington, D.C. The festival is the largest one-day celebration of Japanese culture in the U.S. — and the