The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Japanese Perspective

Author: Kayo Matsumoto

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 5

The “Abenomics Acceleration Diet” opened in September with passage of the TPP as one of their goals. Will TPP be ratified in this Diet session? It is difficult to predict, but the Abe administration has made TPP and passage of its implementing bills a high priority. The Diet debate will surely be heated, and among the contentious issues will not only be TPP’s impact on Japan and its agriculture industry but also the status of ratification in the United States.

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Japan Matters for the United States, Japan Matters for Pennsylvania

Date: October 20, 2016

Sasakawa USA continued its “Japan Matters” series with several co-hosts at this event in Philadelphia that presented important data and facts about U.S. relations with Asia and Japan.

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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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Third Annual Security Forum: Concerns about presidential candidates draw media reports

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA’s Annual Security Forum last week gained the attention of many American and international media outlets after speakers raised criticisms of prospective U.S. nominees for president. Japan’s former defense minister Satoshi Morimoto, Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, and senior Japanese Minister Shigeru Ishiba (pictured at right) all took stances against disparaging remarks made by candidate Donald Trump,

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