Admiral Dennis Blair addresses pessimism towards China in expo with defense contractors

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Pessimism in response to the rise of China is bad for the Navy and for U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific, said Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of Sasakawa USA, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition on April 4.

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Amb. Zumwalt talks U.S.-China relations and the Trump-Xi summit in Q&A with Jiji Press

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As Chinese President Xi Jinping considered his first formal meeting with President Donald Trump, he may have looked to the success of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s summit with Trump as a winning formula, Sasakawa USA’s James Zumwalt said in a Q&A article with Jiji Press published on the eve of the Trump-Xi meeting.

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In Japan, right-wing school scandal entangles two women close to Abe

Author: New York Times

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Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada may have a difficult time regaining public trust after a scandal involving a right-wing education group, and another related to the role of Japanese Self Defense Forces operating in South Sudan, Sasakawa USA’s Jeffrey Hornung told the New York Times in an article on March 21.

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Adm. Dennis Blair, Maritime Awareness Project featured in PBS episode

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Sasakawa USA’s Chairman Adm. Dennis Blair and the Maritime Awareness Project, a joint project between Sasakawa USA and the National Bureau of Asian Research, are featured in an episode of the PBS Great Decisions in Foreign Policy Series on “China’s Maritime Build-Up.”

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Fed rate hike could impact U.S.-Japan exchange rates, says Sasakawa USA’s Harris

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The Federal Reserve’s willingness to raise its benchmark rate on Wednesday “suggests that the U.S. economy is healthier than it has been in years, with robust job creation and rising wages and prices,” Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris said in a Nishi Nippon Shimbun article on March 17.

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