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

Categories: Sasakawa USA Alumni, Sasakawa USA Blog

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?

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

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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Continuity or Change: U.S. Defense and Foreign Policy under the Next Administration

Date: May 18, 2016

Sasakawa Peace Foundation and Sasakawa USA hosted a panel discussion on U.S. defense and foreign policy under the next administration featuring seven U.S. emerging defense experts from Washington, D.C. who participated in the Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) Program.

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