Japan, the United States and Democracy Promotion

Date: April 7, 2017

Sasakawa USA and the Genron NPO hosted a forum discussion on the differing approaches taken by the United States and Japan to promoting democracy around the world, and the potential to leverage the work of both countries through cooperative projects and programs.

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Book Discussion: Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Date: May 24, 2016

Sasakawa USA held a discussion on Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance, a new volume based in part on a conference convened last year to explore the triangular relationship among the United States, Japan, and Russia.

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Twenty-Five Years of U.S.-Japan Relations: Baseball, Bashing, and Bilateral Cooperation

Date: May 12, 2016

Sasakawa USA and The National Bureau of Asian Research looked back on the past 25 years of the U.S.-Japan relationship with an emphasis on the unlikely role of the Seattle Mariners.

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Commentary on denuclearization of North Korea cites Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob

Categories: In the News

A commentary article published in the Japan Times references a recent op-ed by Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob explaining why encouraging Japan to play the nuclear card won’t advance the denuclearization of North Korea. The February 25 article, by author Jeff Kingston, the director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan, references other experts to support his argument that going nuclear “won’t make Japan safer and won’t lighten the American security burden.”

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