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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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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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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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.”
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.