First 100 Days of the 117th Congress: Policy Priorities

On February 17, 2021, Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC), welcomed The Hon. Susan Brooks (R-IN, 2013-2021), The Hon. Gil Cisneros (D-CA, 2019-2021), The Hon. Ryan Costello (R-PA, 2015-2019), and the Hon. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT, 2013-2019) to discuss current issues facing Congress including COVID-19 relief legislation, divisiveness in the U.S., climate change, and national security. Mr. Peter Weichlein, CEO of FMC, provided opening remarks and moderated the event.

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Congressional Alumni Reception

On August 30, 2018, as part of Sasakawa USA’s Alumni Program, Sasakawa USA partnered with the U.S. Association for Former Members of Congress – Congressional Study Group on Japan (FMC – CSGJ) to host 19 of our congressional alumni for a reception at Kaz Sushi Bistro. Alumni who joined us were former participants of CSGJ’s delegations to Japan and Weekend Asia Retreats in Baltimore or East West Center in Washington’s Congressional Program on Asia (CSPA), which are all sponsored by Sasakawa USA.

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U.S.-Japan cooperation in defense, trade, and cybersecurity discussed at Fourth Annual Security Forum

Author: Hayley Aron

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA’s Fourth Annual Security Forum brought together government officials, academics, and security experts for a day-long conference on Asian security within the context of the U.S.-Japan alliance. The event provided diverse views on challenging issues with panel discussions on topics such as congressional views on trade, U.S.-Japan defense policies, the North Korean threat, and cybersecurity cooperation.

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