Author: Tobias Harris
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
According to Sasakawa USA’s Japan Political Pulse ten-day moving average of opinion polls, over the course of June, the Abe government’s net average approval has risen from -14 at the start of the month to roughly 0 by the end of the month. Despite continuing scandals and lack of public trust in the Prime Minister, Abe continues to provide many Japanese voters with a “sense of stability.”
Tobias Harris, Fellow for Economy, Trade, and Business at Sasakawa USA, published a June 8 article in The Diplomat examining various aspects of the Abe-Trump relationship.
Sayuri Romei, Associate Fellow for Security and Foreign Affairs at Sasakawa USA, assessed the politics of the abduction of Japanese nationals in relation to upcoming talks with North Korea in a June 6 Kyodo News article.
Fifth Annual Security Forum focused on ties between U.S. and Japan in time of many Northeast Asia security challenges
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Sasakawa USA’s Fifth Annual Security Forum focused on ties between the United States and Japan in a time of many security challenges in Northeast Asia and globally. The day-long conference, held May 2, 2018 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC, attracted nearly 300 attendees from the private sector, NGOs, academia, the media, and more.
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Sasakawa USA’s Fifth Annual Security Forum: The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Deepening Ties while Confronting New Challenges
Date: May 2, 2018
Sasakawa USA’s Fifth Annual Security Forum took place at the Willard InterContinental in Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018. This day-long conference brought together a range of experts from government, business, academia, and think tanks to discuss Asian security from the context of the U.S.-Japan alliance.