Both the U.S. and Japan continue to face contentious history issues, Christopher Nelson, Sasakawa USA’s Fellow for U.S.-Asia Relations said in an opinion piece by Temple University’s Jeff Kingston published in the Japan Times.
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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Author: The Sekai Nippo
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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Author: Al Jazeera America
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
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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