Japan, the United States and Democracy Promotion

Date: April 7, 2017

Sasakawa USA and the Genron NPO hosted a forum discussion on the differing approaches taken by the United States and Japan to promoting democracy around the world, and the potential to leverage the work of both countries through cooperative projects and programs.

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Commentary on denuclearization of North Korea cites Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob

Categories: In the News

A commentary article published in the Japan Times references a recent op-ed by Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob explaining why encouraging Japan to play the nuclear card won’t advance the denuclearization of North Korea. The February 25 article, by author Jeff Kingston, the director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan, references other experts to support his argument that going nuclear “won’t make Japan safer and won’t lighten the American security burden.”

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Event reveals issues arising from public opinions within Japan, Korea, and China

Author: Juliane Doscher

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

On January 11, Sasakawa USA, in partnership with The Genron NPO — a Japanese think-tank dedicated to promoting democracy in Japan — hosted a public forum to present its bilateral, trilateral, and quadrilateral survey poll results for the first time in the United States. The forum was an opportunity to discuss political and diplomatic issues that will arise in Northeast Asia based on the region’s public opinions of each other.

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