Sustaining U.S.-Japan alliance topic of Adm. Blair keynote in Chicago

Categories: Energy and Technology, Sasakawa USA Blog

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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Asia on Air Episode 02: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Asia on Air, Sasakawa USA Blog

Join us for Episode 2 of Asia on Air as we sit down with former Director of National Intelligence and current Sasakawa USA CEO and Chairman, Adm. Dennis Blair, to discuss current issues in East Asia. In this episode we look at some of the potential flash points in the region, as viewed through the lens of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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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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Could a tiny islet in the South China Sea be key to maritime dominance by Beijing?

Author: The Japan Times

Categories: In the News

If China succeeds at militarizing the Scarborough Shoal, the result would be a tremendous shift in regional power relations in the South China Sea, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in an article in the Japan Times. “This would represent a significant change in the status quo,” Hornung said in the article by Jesse Johnson.

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News roundup: Sasakawa USA experts comment on South China Sea ruling

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

While it is still unknown how China will respond to a highly unfavorable international arbitration ruling on maritime disputes in the South China Sea, the United States should give China the space to “walk back off the diplomatic ledge they’ve put themselves on,” Sasakawa USA’s maritime experts Adm. Dennis Blair and Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said

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