On January 6, Sasakawa USA hosted a virtual event, “Japan As Relevant As Ever: The Economist Special Report on Reed by Reiwa Japan.” This event spotlighted Mr. Noah Sneider, Tokyo Bureau Chief at The Economist, for a discussion on his recent special report, published by The Economist, “Japan As Relevant As Ever” on December 11, 2021.
On November 10, Sasakawa USA hosted the virtual event, “2021 ASEAN Summit: U.S. Policy Toward Asia.” This event featured Ambassador David Shear, former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam (2011-2014), for a discussion on the 2021 ASEAN and East Asia Summit, both of which took place in October.
Author: Satohiro Akimoto
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
Satohiro Akimoto, Chairman and President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA WASHINGTON – It’s been a month and a half since Shinzo Abe’s abrupt resignation, and Washington’s attention quickly shifted to successor Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga — virtually an unknown politician among the international community despite the fact that he had played a powerful role throughout the
On August 26, 2020, Sasakawa USA welcomed Prof. Nobukatsu Kanehara, Faculty of Law Department of Political Science at Doshisha University, to discuss his new book, Rekishi no Kyokun, a historical analysis of Japan’s foreign policy. Through his talk, Prof. Kanehara explained to participants how various failures in Japan’s past led to Japanese strategies of the present.
Author: CAPT Brent Sadler
Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum
Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 19
In Issue No. 19 of the Sasakawa USA Forum, CAPT Brent Sadler looks at lessons learned from the process of bringing the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON to Yokosuka, Japan. The carrier was based there from 2008 until 2015.