Archive for January, 2013

Secretary Clinton on Diplomacy

January 30, 2013 – 

During Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s January 29 Global Townterview, she responded to a question about what has been the most powerful diplomatic tool. Secretary Clinton replied, “…We needed to get out there and reach out to people, demonstrate our » READ MORE

Japan Matters for America – Exciting New Resource

January 28, 2013 – 

The Japan Matters for America project of the East-West Center provides a non-partisan “one-stop-shop” for information and analysis on the impact of U.S.-Japan relations at the national, state, and local levels. ┬áIt presents an inclusive view of Japan’s impact in » READ MORE

…engagement can more durably lift suspicion and fear.

January 23, 2013 – 

These words from President Obama’s inaugural address seem particularly pertinent to the work of CULCON and other organizations and individuals who strive to maintain and strengthen the ties between the U.S. and Japan:

…Our citizens, seared by the memory of » READ MORE