Author: New York Times
A July 14 New York Times article on Japan’s efforts to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact drew on insights from Sasakawa USA Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow Tomohiko Taniguchi.
U.S.-Japan cooperation in defense, trade, and cybersecurity discussed at Fourth Annual Security Forum
Author: Hayley Aron
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Sasakawa USA’s Fourth Annual Security Forum brought together government officials, academics, and security experts for a day-long conference on Asian security within the context of the U.S.-Japan alliance. The event provided diverse views on challenging issues with panel discussions on topics such as congressional views on trade, U.S.-Japan defense policies, the North Korean threat, and cybersecurity cooperation.
A range of media outlets reported on Sasakawa USA’s Fourth Annual Security Forum, featuring government officials, think tank experts, and private sector specialists speaking on the most pressing Asian security issues. Topics such as North Korea’s continued nuclear weapons program and the Trump administration’s policy in the region were of particular interest.
Author: Washington Post
During his visit to Japan, Vice President Mike Pence raised the possibility of a bilateral trade agreement between the U.S. and Japan. But, reviving the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact may be the best option for Japan, says Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris, quoted in the Washington Post.
Date: May 24, 2016
Sasakawa USA held a discussion on Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance, a new volume based in part on a conference convened last year to explore the triangular relationship among the United States, Japan, and Russia.
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