Trilateral summit tightens Asian leaders’ resolve against North Korea

Author: Kyodo News Service

Categories: In the News

Japan and South Korea “have far more to gain when working in unison than when they are driven apart by differing interpretations of history,” Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a Kyodo News article about the two countries showing improved unity in addressing North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. Last week, U.S. President Barack Obama joined

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Japan’s security issues take center stage in 3-part Q&A with Sasakawa USA’s Jeffrey Hornung

Author: The Sekai Nippo

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

 The strategic importance of Okinawa, the next steps needed to strengthen the U.S.-Japan alliance and the status of Japan-Korea relations are among a wide range of issues Sasakawa USA’s Jeffrey Hornung discusses in a three-part Q&A series in the The Sekai Nippo that ran from January 31 to February 2.

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Japanese emperor visits Philippines amid tensions

Author: Al Jazeera America

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

  An emphasis on economic assistance and defense cooperation between Japan and the Philippines is likely to continue despite attention being paid to the comfort women issue in the Philippines, Sasakawa USA Fellow Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said January 26 in an on-air interview with Al Jazeera America. “When it comes to the relationship between Japan

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From the Fellows: North Korea nuclear test could help unite East Asia

Author: Christa Desrets

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

North Korea’s nuclear test on January 6 may have the unintended effect of helping draw together two neighboring counties – Japan and South Korea – that already are showing signs of uniting to face a common threat.

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