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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Public Opinion on the Future of Northeast Asia

Date: January 11, 2017

Sasakawa USA joined with Genron NPO to examine the results of polls looking at views of the Japanese, Chinese, and South Korean public on the future of Northeast Asia and challenges facing the region. Experts discussed the findings and their implications for the region as well as for U.S.-Japan relations.

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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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