Abe’s nuclear Japan goals face more ballot-box battles in 2017

Author: Bloomberg

Categories: Energy and Technology, In the News

The process of restarting nuclear reactors in Japan may be slowed by the anti-nuclear, which has seen wins from gubernatorial candidates in Niigata and Kagoshima prefectures in the past few months, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris said in an October 18 article by Bloomberg.

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JPP: Abe’s support still rests on lack of alternatives; public remains ambivalent about policies

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

Japan’s House of Councillors  elections are over, resulting in an impressive victory for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)-Komeito coalition, which now has 147 seats in the 242-seat HOC. However, despite headlines that proclaimed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government won a landslide victory on July 10, opinion polls conducted after the elections suggest that the vote did not fundamentally alter public opinion regarding the Abe administration and its policies.

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Video: Panelists discuss U.S.-Japan relations under next administration

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

  On May 18, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Japan and Sasakawa USA hosted a panel discussion in Tokyo on the topic of U.S. defense and foreign policy under the next administration. The event featured seven emerging defense experts from Washington, D.C. who participated in the Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) Program. The event,

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U.S. elections, TPP, U.S.-Japan alliance management take forefront at Third Annual Security Forum

Author: By Zachary Shaykin

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

More than five hundred registrants joined Sasakawa USA at the Willard Hotel in Washington for the Third Annual Security Forum. The Forum featured American and Japanese security, foreign policy and economic experts from both countries and included seven panel discussion on such topics as U.S.-Japan defense policy, regional security threats, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the U.S.

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