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: 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.
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.
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.
This episode of Asia on Air dives into Sasakawa USA’s tabletop exercise over a dispute in the Senkaku Islands and its takeaways about U.S.-Japan relations and Sino-Japan relations. Join us for interviews with participants James Kendall, Admiral Michael McDevitt, and Hideshi Tokuchi on the simulated confrontation over the Senkaku Islands.