On August 22, 2019, Sasakawa USA welcomed Dr. Shino Watanabe, Professor at the Faculty of Global Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo, for a private, off-the-record luncheon discussion on China’s Infrastructure Development in the Indo-Pacific Region.
Sasakawa USA hosted Ambassador Stanley Kao, Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) to the United States in Washington D.C., for an off-the-record policy lunch discussion on September 25, 2018. Ambassador Kao discussed Japan-Taiwan-U.S. cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, Taiwan’s southbound policy, and opportunities for collaboration with Japan.
Sasakawa USA hosted an off-the-record policy lunch discussion with Ambassador Matt Matthews, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Ambassador for APEC. Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt served as moderator. D.C.-based think tank experts as well as those with an interest in U.S.-Japan economic relations and U.S.-APEC relations attended the lunch talk, in which Ambassador Matthews discussed APEC’s role in the Indo-Pacific and its work in relation to U.S. strategy in the region.
Author: Suzuki Yoshikatsu
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Prime Minister Abe made concrete progress toward the realization of his long-cherished security diamond strategy in 2015, but the initiative still faces daunting obstacles. In the meantime, Japan and its partners in the region will have their hands full coping with China’s bid to overturn the traditional maritime order of the Indo-Pacific.
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Delivering the keynote remarks at the Heritage Foundation’s recent security partner dialogue on the Indo-Pacific, Admiral Dennis Blair called for peaceful solutions to ongoing territorial disputes that have caused tensions between China and other nations in the area.