Author: James D.J. Brown
Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum
Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 7
Faced with threats posed by North Korea and China, and uncertain about the endurance of the U.S. commitment to the region, Japanese strategists see the logic of cultivating closer ties with Russia and thereby neutralizing the emergence of a hostile Sino-Russian bloc. Japan’s contemporary Russia policy is an initial sign of how a more proactive Japan may increasingly adopt policies that run counter to U.S. interests.
Date: May 2, 2017
Sasakawa USA co-hosted a reception celebrating the U.S.-Japan relationship for Japanese Diet Members visiting Washington, D.C. during Japan’s Golden Week holiday. The reception, which took place on Capitol Hill, included Diet Members visiting for sponsored events, as well as Members traveling independently.
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
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