KEI and Sasakawa USA co-hosted a discussion of the June 2018 U.S.-North Korea summit and whether it could be a turning point for relations with North Korea. The event took place from noon-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Korea Economic Institute of America Conference Facility.
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 challengesMay 16, 2018
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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 Chairman Adm. Dennis Blair warned that a U.S. pre-emptive “bloody nose” strike on North Korea would be “high risk and unpredictable,” in an interview for “Former US Military Commander Warns Against ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike on North Korea,” published in The Guardian on February 20. Blair is a former Director of National Intelligence and previously served as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command.
Sasakawa USA Chairman Adm. Dennis Blair was quoted on the subject of North Korea in two articles published in the Financial Times on January 9. Adm. Blair is a former Director of National Intelligence and previously served as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command.