On April 13, Sasakawa USA was pleased to welcome the Hon. Masashi Adachi, Special Advisor to Japanese Prime Minister Suga, the Hon. Randall G. Schriver, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Affairs, and Amb. Kurt Tong, a Partner at The Asia Group, for a discussion of how the Biden administration will approach the Indo-Pacific region.
Date: April 30, 2018
Join KEI and Sasakawa USA for a discussion of the results of the recent inter-Korean summit, the implications of the North Korea-China summit, the role of the U.S.-Japan summit, the prospects for the upcoming historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, and how all of these summits potentially fit together.
Author: Michael Hadlow and Dr. Crystal Pryor
Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum
Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 12
Issue No. 12 of the Sasakawa USA Forum focuses on sales of Japan’s defense products three years after the Abe administration lifted restrictions on Japan’s defense exports. The paper focuses on the contradiction created by Japan’s overall stance as a pacifist country that does not, and likely will not, possess an offensive military force and the change in direction Tokyo recently made to allow overseas military sales.
Date: September 13, 2017
Sasakawa USA is excited to announce the Alliance Working America (TAWA) event series, which highlights the ways in which U.S.-Japan partnership secures U.S. interests at the regional and national levels. The first TAWA event, “The U.S.-Japan Partnership on Energy, Business, and the Challenges of China and North Korea,” took place in Houston, Texas.
Date: September 7, 2017
Sasakawa USA held an off-the-record, private policy lunch on Thursday, September 7 on the implications of August’s “2+2” U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee meeting. Julie Chung of the U.S. Department of State and Andrew Winternitz of the U.S. Department of Defense shared remarks at this lunch. Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt moderated the discussion.