Author: Tobias Harris
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
Newly released results from a social consciousness survey in Japan found a high degree of satisfaction about Japanese society overall, but also found anxiety about both Japan’s position internationally and the economic opportunities available to younger Japanese.
Date: March 23, 2017
Sasakawa USA held its Second Annual Alumni Reunion on Thursday, March 23 in Washington, D.C. for members of Sasakawa USA’s Japan Alumni Program. The dinner served as an opportunity for alumni to re-connect with Japan and to re-engage on current issues in U.S.-Japan relations.
Author: South China Morning Post
Categories: In the News
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepared for a visit to Cuba last week as the nation “just gets started to cultivate a relationship with Cuba,” said Hiroko Maeda, a non-residential fellow at Sasakawa USA and research fellow at the PHP Institute.
Date: July 14, 2016
Sasakawa USA will host a private discussion with Professor Jennifer Lind on the topic of Barack Obama’s historic May 27 visit to Hiroshima, the first ever by a sitting U.S. president. Lind will discuss her assessment of the visit, regional implications, and the way forward in U.S.-Japan relations.
Date: June 27, 2016
Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at Australian National University and the Command and Staff College of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, convened a public forum in Canberra, Australia to discuss the current status of the U.S.-Japan-Australia trilateral maritime relationship and explore means for further strengthening and future cooperation.
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