Sasakawa USA alumna Bina Venkataraman publishes book, The Optimist’s Telescope

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Congratulations to Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) Alumna, Bina Venkataraman (Director of Global Policy Initiatives, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard; Senior Lecturer at MIT in the program on science, technology, & society), on the publication of her new book, The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age.

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How will Japan defend itself, if it can’t get its youth to serve?

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Tara Copp, Pentagon Bureau Chief for Military Times, was one of eight rising U.S. journalists covering U.S. national security and defense issues who participated in a week-long study trip to Japan in December 2018 as part of the Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) program. Copp published “How will Japan defend itself, if it can’t get its youth to serve?” in the Military Times on January 30, 2019.

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Video: Panelists discuss U.S.-Japan relations under next administration

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  On May 18, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Japan and Sasakawa USA hosted a panel discussion in Tokyo on the topic of U.S. defense and foreign policy under the next administration. The event featured seven emerging defense experts from Washington, D.C. who participated in the Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) Program. The event,

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True Stories from Japan: Alliance offers a wellspring of information on Asia-Pacific security

Categories: Sasakawa USA Alumni, Sasakawa USA Blog, True Stories from Japan

After participating in Sasakawa USA’s Foreign Policy Initiative SEED Trip, Phillip Lohaus reflects on the importance of the U.S.-Japan alliance and collaborating on Asia-Pacific security issues.

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