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.
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
On May 12, Sasakawa USA’s Director of Programs and Senior Fellow Daniel Bob moderated a panel on Emerging Challenges in U.S.-Japan Security Cooperation for the 50th Anniversary International Affairs Fellowship Conference in New York City, hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
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.
Tags: bilateral defense guidelines, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, daniel bob, Economy, eugene rumer, event, Foreign Affairs, foreign policy, gilbert rozman, james schoff, Japan, kuril islands, northern territories, Russia, security, Shinzo Abe, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, us-japan alliance
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.
Tags: Asia, baseball, bilateral cooperation, daniel bob, event, hiroshi yamauchi, jeff smulyan, major league baseball, mariners, mlb, national bureau of asian research, nbr, Nintendo, richard ellings, seattle, seattle mariners, senator slade gorton, slade gorton, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, us-japan relations
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.”