Japan’s Realism and Liberalism

Author: Junjiro Shida

Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum

Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 6

In 2011, under the Thein Sein administration, the global community welcomed a “newborn” Myanmar. Now, the future course of the country is receiving attention from various actors in the global arena. As a global player, cooperating with its allied partner the United States, Japan is ready to assist Myanmar’s efforts at all levels. In tackling challenges in Myanmar through the mechanism of the U.S.-Japan alliance, Japan’s well-balanced realism and liberalism are required.

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Book Launch: U.S.-Japan Approaches to Democracy Promotion

Date: March 24, 2017

Sasakawa USA hosted a luncheon book launch and discussion on the differing approaches taken by the United States and Japan to promoting democracy around the world, and the potential to leverage the work of both countries through cooperative projects and programs.

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Cybersecurity: Preparing the Workforce

Date: March 2-3, 2017

This two-day conference jointly hosted by Keio University and Sasakawa USA in Tokyo explored the human talent component of Cybersecurity, focusing on education, training, and use cases while discussing exciting innovative technology and policy.

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First ‘Views of Japan’ event to explore perceptions of Japan in Africa

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Celebrating the beginning of a new season symbolized by the cherry blossoms, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA is excited to launch a new “Views of Japan” event series that will explore perceptions of Japan from other regions around the world. The first of this new event series will be launched on April 4 as part of the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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