Date: June 5, 2017
The Japan U.S. Military Program (JUMP) and the Japan-America Society of Hawaii hosted a day of learning and engagement along with U.S. service members who have served in Japan, Japanese officers of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, and members of the community with an interest in U.S.-Japan defense and security issues.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s historic visit to Pearl Harbor on December 27 symbolized not only the reconciliation of two countries who once were at war, but also what has become a close friendship and alliance that should be continued regardless of changes in administration, Sasakawa USA fellows said in media appearances in December.
Tags: Abe, adm dennis blair, Barack Obama, Dennis Blair, Hawaii, jeffrey hornung, Pearl Harbor, reconciliation, Shinzo Abe, tobias harris, tomohiko taniguchi, us-japan alliance, us-japan relations, World War II, WWII
Looking to enhance energy security through bilateral cooperation, Sasakawa USA partnered with the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies on March 21 for “The U.S., Japan, and the Future of Renewable Energy,” a workshop that brought together 24 U.S. and Japanese government, corporate, non-profit and academic professionals.
Tags: Asia Pacific, batteries, climate change, co2 emissions, Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, department of defense, DKI APCSS, energy, event, future of renewable energy, Hawaii, Japan, military, renewable energy, security, solar energy, wind energy
Date: March 21, 2016
Sasakawa USA in partnership with the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies hosted The U.S., Japan, and the Future of Renewable Energy: A bilaterally-focused workshop to understand the various means currently employed for generating and storing renewable energy and plans for scaling up renewables, including potential opportunities for cooperation as well as obstacles.
Date: January 14, 2016
On January 14, 2016, Sasakawa USA celebrated the release of “U.S. Bases in Okinawa: What Must Be Done, and Quickly,” a new report co-authored by Sasakawa USA Chairman Admiral Dennis Blair and Fellow James Kendall, with a roll-out breakfast.
Tags: admiral dennis blair, Asia, Australia, east Asia, Futenma, futenma replacement facility, Guam, Hawaii, James Kendall, Japan, JSDF, Okinawa, okinawa consolidation plan, okinawa report, Pacific, u.s. bases in okinawa, us-japan alliance