Trilateral summit tightens Asian leaders’ resolve against North Korea

Author: Kyodo News Service

Categories: In the News

Japan and South Korea “have far more to gain when working in unison than when they are driven apart by differing interpretations of history,” Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a Kyodo News article about the two countries showing improved unity in addressing North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. Last week, U.S. President Barack Obama joined

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Chairman’s Message: Flurry of East Asia summits signals thawing of icy relations

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message, Sasakawa USA Blog

For the first time in years, the state of relations among East Asian countries  is good enough that leaders have begun to meet with one another to talk about thorny issues such as territorial disputes, economic challenges and ancient and new rivalries.

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Park urged to boost profile at US Capitol

Author: The Korea Times

Categories: In the News

Korean President Park Geun-hye’s political profile is weaker than that of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe among U.S. lawmakers, Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob told The Korea Times in an article published November 10. Bob, director of programs and a senior fellow at Sasakawa, said the perception gap could affect Washington’s East Asia policies in the

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