Chairman’s Message: Continued cooperation between U.S. and Japan needed to strengthen cybersecurity

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message

The information technology revolution continues to transform the way people in the U.S. and Japan live their lives, the way businesses operate in both countries, and the way both countries protect their national security. The convenience, precision, and usefulness of information are dramatically improving as more personal, corporate, and government information and processes move to

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Next Steps for U.S.-Japan Security Cooperation

Author: Rachel Hoff

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 3

In recent years, the United States and Japan have taken significant steps toward a stronger security alliance. While recent efforts to remove some of the legal and structural obstacles that have prohibited Japan from playing a larger role in the alliance have set the stage for a new era of U.S.-Japan defense cooperation, serious challenges remain to implement and operationalize the new reforms and mechanisms.

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Book Discussion: Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Date: May 24, 2016

Sasakawa USA held a discussion on Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance, a new volume based in part on a conference convened last year to explore the triangular relationship among the United States, Japan, and Russia.

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U.S. elections, TPP, U.S.-Japan alliance management take forefront at Third Annual Security Forum

Author: By Zachary Shaykin

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

More than five hundred registrants joined Sasakawa USA at the Willard Hotel in Washington for the Third Annual Security Forum. The Forum featured American and Japanese security, foreign policy and economic experts from both countries and included seven panel discussion on such topics as U.S.-Japan defense policy, regional security threats, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the U.S.

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Anxiety swells in Japan over the reality of Trump’s stances

Author: Sankei Shimbun

Categories: In the News

Republican Presidential Candidates Donald Trump’s political stances toward American forces in Asia could lead to diminished American power in the Pacific, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said May 7 in a Sankei Shimbun article. The article details Trump’s views on foreign policy, and how carrying out his potential policies could impact the region. “Trump’s idea

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