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.

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Japan-ASEAN cooperation: A central element of East Asia’s regional architecture

Author: Ōba Mie

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

Japan’s ties with ASEAN over the past 40-plus years have been through various changes and have been affected by the major growth of China’s presence in the region. But Japan continues to be a key partner for the association and its members. Formerly focused on economic affairs, Japan-ASEAN cooperation now extends to the political and security spheres as well.

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Executive memorandum allows inquiry into China’s intellectual property theft

Categories: Energy and Technology, Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA Chairman Admiral Dennis Blair attended the signing of a memorandum for the United States Trade Representative authorizing an inquiry into actions by China, such as the theft of U.S. intellectual property, that may harm U.S. innovation. The signing took place at the White House on Monday, August 14, 2017.

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Diagnosing the Chinese economy and lessons from Japan

Date: February 15, 2017

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record luncheon with Toshiya Tsugami, President of Tsugami-Workshop. Ltd., on the current state of the Chinese economy and its correlation to trends in Japan. The event was an opportunity to engage in a candid conversation with Mr. Tsugami on the aftermath of the investment bubble and China’s future prospects and global effects.

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Fourth Annual Security Forum: Comments on North Korea and TPP capture media attention

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

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.

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