George Washington on the Sagami

Author: CAPT Brent Sadler

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 19

In Issue No. 19 of the Sasakawa USA Forum, CAPT Brent Sadler looks at lessons learned from the process of bringing the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON to Yokosuka, Japan. The carrier was based there from 2008 until 2015.

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Global Conversations MINNEAPOLIS: The U.S.-Japan Alliance in an Evolving Indo-Pacific

On September 18, 2019, as part of The Alliance Working in America Series, Sasakawa USA held a public forum discussion in Minneapolis, Minnesota, featuring Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of Sasakawa USA, and Dr. Satu Limaye, Vice President and Director, East-West Center in Washington. “The U.S.-Japan Alliance in an Evolving Indo-Pacific” event, a discussion and subsequent Q&A, was moderated by Elizabeth Brailsford, COO, World Affairs Councils of America.

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The Looming Cost-Sharing Storm

Author: Michael M. Bosack

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 18

In Issue No. 18 of the Sasakawa USA Forum, Michael Bosack argues that the Trump administration’s quarrelsome position toward alliance cost-sharing spells trouble for the U.S.-Japan security relationship. Bosack provides context for existing cost-sharing agreements, identifies problems with the current U.S. administration’s approach, and makes recommendations for ways alliance managers can mitigate potential fallout.

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Lunch Discussion with Dani Charles on Japan and Israel’s Strategic Relationship

On April 30, 2019, Sasakawa USA hosted Dani Charles, Co-Founder & CEO, Charles Bernard Ventures, for a private luncheon to present on his soon-to-be published paper on the strategic relationship between Japan and Israel as it relates to cyber, technology, and innovation, and how the United States might facilitate this Japan-Israel exchange.

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