Fifth Annual Security Forum focused on ties between U.S. and Japan in time of many Northeast Asia security challengesMay 16, 2018
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Sasakawa USA’s Fifth Annual Security Forum focused on ties between the United States and Japan in a time of many security challenges in Northeast Asia and globally. The day-long conference, held May 2, 2018 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC, attracted nearly 300 attendees from the private sector, NGOs, academia, the media, and more.
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Sasakawa USA Chairman Adm. Dennis Blair warned that a U.S. pre-emptive “bloody nose” strike on North Korea would be “high risk and unpredictable,” in an interview for “Former US Military Commander Warns Against ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike on North Korea,” published in The Guardian on February 20. Blair is a former Director of National Intelligence and previously served as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command.
Admiral Dennis Blair, Chair of Sasakawa USA, testified before the U.S. Senate Armed Forces Committee on January 30. Blair was a witness for a hearing on the “Situation on the Korean Peninsula and U.S. Strategy in the Indo-Pacific Region.” Blair is a former Director of National Intelligence and previously served as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command.
Sasakawa USA Program Assistant Brittney Washington outlines some of the challenges unique to women of color as they pursue careers in defense and foreign relations in a recent article for Ms. Magazine. Washington, who co-wrote the piece with Jeesue Lee, a former researcher at the Center for a New American Security, discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion in the national security sector in “To Pluck a Brown Feathered Goose: On Being a Woman of Color in National Security.”
Sasakawa USA Chairman Adm. Dennis Blair was quoted on the subject of North Korea in two articles published in the Financial Times on January 9. Adm. Blair is a former Director of National Intelligence and previously served as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command.