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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Chairman’s Message: The State of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Categories: Chairman's Message, Sasakawa USA Blog

This month’s Chairman’s Statement is an edited version of remarks given by Adm. Dennis Blair at the conclusion of the Sixth Annual Sasakawa USA Security Forum, held on April 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Adm. Blair provides analysis of the current state of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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Admiral Dennis Blair speaks on maritime security at JMSDF symposium

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

  Sasakawa USA Chairman and CEO Admiral Dennis Blair recently gave the keynote address at the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces Symposium on October 11. Blair’s remarks focused on the many dimensions to maritime security, both in wartime and peacetime. The world’s oceans provide for abundant natural, economic and strategic resources, from fish and hydrocarbons to

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