21st Century Trilateral Maritime Cooperation

Date: June 27, 2016

Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at Australian National University and the Command and Staff College of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, convened a public forum in Canberra, Australia to discuss the current status of the U.S.-Japan-Australia trilateral maritime relationship and explore means for further strengthening and future cooperation.

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Third Annual Security Forum: American and Japanese Interests and the Future of the Alliance

Date: May 6, 2016

Sasakawa USA brought together key security experts and officials for its Third Annual Security Conference. Building upon the success of previous security forums, this event focused on the new U.S.-Japan Defense guidelines, Japan’s recently passed security legislation, and the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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Navigating Unsettled Waters: Introducing the Maritime Awareness Project

Date: April 14, 2016

This event served as the official launch of the Maritime Awareness Project (MAP), a new joint initiative between Sasakawa USA and The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), to assist policymakers, the press, and interested public in better understanding critical maritime problems and possible routes to their peaceful resolution.

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

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

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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Video: Adm. Blair speaks on security issues in the Indian Ocean

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Modernizing defense capabilities of the United States and its allies in Asia is an effective method of deterring military aggression from China, Admiral Dennis Blair, Sasakawa USA Chairman and CEO, said while speaking February 7 at “Security in the Indian Ocean Region,” a joint conference in New Delhi between Vivekananda International Foundation, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Sasakawa USA, and Australian National University’s National Security College.

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