U.S. Alliances in East Asia: Tackling the North Korea Issue

The Sasakawa USA Research Policy Lunch Series continued on December 8 with an off-the-record lunch on the topic of “U.S. Alliances in East Asia: Tackling the North Korea Issue.” The featured speaker was Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun, Special Representative for North Korea Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

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Admiral Dennis Blair addresses pessimism towards China in expo with defense contractors

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Pessimism in response to the rise of China is bad for the Navy and for U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific, said Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of Sasakawa USA, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition on April 4.

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Asia on Air Episode 02: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Asia on Air, Sasakawa USA Blog

Join us for Episode 2 of Asia on Air as we sit down with former Director of National Intelligence and current Sasakawa USA CEO and Chairman, Adm. Dennis Blair, to discuss current issues in East Asia. In this episode we look at some of the potential flash points in the region, as viewed through the lens of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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Video: East Asia’s Maritime Challenges

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On October 14, 2016, Sasakawa USA, in cooperation with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Tokyo, hosted a panel discussion on East Asia’s Maritime Challenges. Given the ongoing maritime challenges in East Asia, there is a need for a better understanding of the issues as well as how states can cooperate in this contested realm. Of particular interest is what role the U.S.-Japan alliance can play in these contested spaces.

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