In Japan, right-wing school scandal entangles two women close to Abe

Author: New York Times

Categories: In the News

Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada may have a difficult time regaining public trust after a scandal involving a right-wing education group, and another related to the role of Japanese Self Defense Forces operating in South Sudan, Sasakawa USA’s Jeffrey Hornung told the New York Times in an article on March 21.

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N.S.A. appears to have missed ‘big red flags’ in suspect’s behavior

Author: New York Times

Categories: Cyber beat, In the News

The National Security Agency’s measures to prevent unauthorized activity by employees broke down in the case of Harold T. Martin III, the former contract worker who removed classified material in bulk over a period of decades, Sasakawa USA’s Adm. Dennis Blair told the New York Times in an October 30 article.

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Rodrigo Duterte, in Japan, calls for U.S. troops to exit Philippines in two years

Author: The New York Times

Categories: In the News

Although President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is voicing his desire to remove American troops from the country, American allies in Japan who are hosting Duterte this week are in a position to possibly influence that mindset, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a New York Times article on October 26.

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Constitutional revision still not a sure bet despite LDP wins

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: In the News

While Japan’s ruling coalition secured victory in key parliamentary elections Sunday, that doesn’t mean constitutional revision will be an easy win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris explained in several media outlets following the election. According to an article by Kirk Spitzer in USA Today, “Sunday’s vote was a ‘solid victory, as

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