Date: March 16, 2017
Sasakawa USA’s Japan-US Military Program (JUMP) hosted its Second Annual dinner, featuring keynote speaker Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Michael Richardson. This year’s dinner celebrated both the continued growth of the JUMP Program and the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
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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Pessimism in response to the rise of China is bad for the Navy and for U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific, said Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of Sasakawa USA, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition on April 4.
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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The U.S.-Japan alliance is stronger than ever, but work still needs to be done to sustain the positive momentum and navigate potential crises that could arise in the future, Adm. Dennis Blair, Chairman and Distinguished Senior Fellow at Sasakawa USA, said February 23 at an event focusing on the New Asian Security Landscape.
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