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.
Date: May 22, 2017
Sasakawa USA held a special roundtable discussion for 2017 SEED participants to share their key findings and takeaways from the trip and to network with D.C.-based representatives from organizations and ministries they visited in Japan. The focus of the roundtable discussion was “U.S.-Japan Cooperation on Energy and Environment.”
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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From March 4 -11, 2017, Sasakawa USA partnered with the New America Foundation, a think tank in Washington D.C., to take eight policy experts for a week-long study trip to Japan as part of the Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED).
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.