Video: East Asia’s Maritime Challenges

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

On October 14, 2016, Sasakawa USA, in cooperation with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Tokyo, hosted a panel discussion on East Asia’s Maritime Challenges. Given the ongoing maritime challenges in East Asia, there is a need for a better understanding of the issues as well as how states can cooperate in this contested realm. Of particular interest is what role the U.S.-Japan alliance can play in these contested spaces.

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East Asia’s Maritime Challenges: Overview of the Current Situation

Date: October 14, 2016

Sasakawa USA,  in cooperation with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Tokyo, hosted a panel discussion on East Asia’s Maritime Challenges and the role the U.S.-Japan alliance can play in these contested spaces.

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Could a tiny islet in the South China Sea be key to maritime dominance by Beijing?

Author: The Japan Times

Categories: In the News

If China succeeds at militarizing the Scarborough Shoal, the result would be a tremendous shift in regional power relations in the South China Sea, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in an article in the Japan Times. “This would represent a significant change in the status quo,” Hornung said in the article by Jesse Johnson.

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Don’t Push China Too Hard After SCS Ruling

Author: Breaking Defense

Categories: In the News

The United States needs to give China space and time to comply to a UN Tribunal ruling that is expected to favor the Philippines over China, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a July 11 Breaking Defense article leading up to the next day’s decision. “Of course you’re going to want to enforce the

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Scarborough Shoal key to strategic triangle of disputed territories within South China Sea

Author: NHK

Categories: In the News

Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung appeared on NHK June 4 in a program discussing territorial disputes within the South China Sea. While on the program, Hornung utilized functionality of the Maritime Awareness Project web portal, a joint project by Sasakawa USA and the National Bureau for Asian Research, to demonstrate how the Scarborough Shoal is

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