The 6th U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateral Symposium is organized to enhance trilateral cooperation by facilitating productive dialogue between the next generation of leaders and current professionals in the field of U.S.-Asia relations. The symposium was held January 4, 2019 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
On December 13, Lieutenant General Wallace “Chip” Gregson (USMC, ret.), Senior Advisor at Avascent Global Advisors, spoke at the Sasakawa USA Policy Lunch Series event “Changes on the Korean Peninsula: Moon and Kim – Who Leads this Dance?” This lunch discussion was moderated by Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt.
Tabletop Exercise Pacific Trident II Report Launch and Panel Discussion: Testing U.S.-Japan and U.S.-ROK Responses to North Korean Provocations
Sasakawa USA held a December 6 panel discussion on its recently executed Exercise Pacific Trident II. Exercise Pacific Trident II was an unclassified tabletop exercise designed to test the policy, diplomatic, and military responses of the United States, Japan, and South Korea to North Korean sanction evasion activities and signs of internal instability. The event was held from 2-3:30 p.m. December 6 in the Crystal Room at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC.
KEI and Sasakawa USA co-hosted a discussion of the June 2018 U.S.-North Korea summit and whether it could be a turning point for relations with North Korea. The event took place from noon-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Korea Economic Institute of America Conference Facility.
Sayuri Romei, Associate Fellow for Security and Foreign Affairs at Sasakawa USA, assessed the politics of the abduction of Japanese nationals in relation to upcoming talks with North Korea in a June 6 Kyodo News article.