Allied Against Natural Disaster?: The Need for Exceptional Disaster Relief Policy for the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Author: Michael Bosack
Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum
Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 14
Since the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, the U.S. and Japan have taken steps to improve cooperation and coordination in disaster relief, but more recent relief operations have revealed lingering deficiencies. Forum Issue No. 14, Allied Against Natural Disaster?: The Need for Exceptional Disaster Relief Policy for the U.S.-Japan Alliance, discusses these deficiencies and raises recommendations to address them.
Author: Juliane Doscher
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Throughout September and October, The East-West Center in Washington, with support from Sasakawa USA, held the EWC-Sasakawa USA Congressional Staff Program on Asia (CSPA) on Capitol Hill. The inaugural class worked diligently and actively engaged with our esteemed speakers.
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Volunteer efforts are mounting in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, after twin earthquakes on April 14 and 16 razed buildings, triggered landslides, and crippled infrastructure. The magnitude-6.5 and 7.3 quakes killed more than 50 people, injured thousands, and displaced many tens of thousands from their homes as aftershocks in the region continue.
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Justin Michael Goldman is an Associate Research Fellow on the Military Studies Programme at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies. He wrote this blog reflecting on his experiences in Japan. Visiting the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Public Information Center was an important window for me into the modern military within Japan, especially as
Date: October 4, 2012
In July 2011, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation launched a project assessing the Japanese-U.S. response to the Fukushima nuclear crisis. At an event hosted by Carnegie, two leaders of the project, Nobumasa Akiyama and Heigo Sato, presented their findings.