The following is text from an op-ed by Glen S. Fukushima published March 8, 2014, in the Nikkei Asian Review. A curious aspect of contemporary U.S.-Japan relations is the strong preference of the Japanese establishment (the Liberal Democratic Party, government bureaucracy, business community, and much of the mass media) for Republicans over Democrats. This was not always […]
Remarks by Glen S. Fukushima as prepared for delivery at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Military Intelligence Service Historic Learning Center in San Francisco on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013. Thank you for the kind introduction. I am privileged and honored to be invited today to present the keynote address at this National Japanese American […]
The following is text from an op-ed by Glen S. Fukushima published on Sept. 22, 2013, in The Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan’s leading daily newspapers. Download a PDF of the printed article in Japanese. The strong ties that characterized U.S.-Japan relations in the postwar period have seen a relative decline over the past decade. […]
The Washington Post published this op-ed by me on Dec. 21, 2o12. Proponents of the Obama administration’s “pivot,” or rebalance of attention and resources, toward Asia should be heartened by the results of Japan’s parliamentary election. The Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) landslide victory in the lower house Sunday augurs well for a reinvigorated relationship between […]
NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER HOTEL KABUKI, SAN FRANCISCO “LEADING IN THE ASIA PACIFIC ERA: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE” March 22, 2008 “PERSONAL REFLECTIONS OF A JAPANESE AMERICAN ARMY BRAT” Glen S. Fukushima President and CEO, Airbus Japan Former President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan Former Deputy Assistant United States Trade […]
Today John Podesta, Chair and Counselor of the Center for American Progress, announced that former chairman and director of Airbus Japan K.K., Glen S. Fukushima, will be joining CAP’s National Security and International Policy team as a Senior Fellow. His work at CAP will focus on U.S.–Japan relations, U.S. foreign policy in East Asia, and […]
Allen McDuffee of the Washington Post posted this item on November 7, 2012: The Center for American Progress (CAP) will announce the addition of former congressman Patrick Murphy, former British foreign minister David Miliband and Airbus Japan President K.K. Glen S. Fukushima to the progressive think tank’s national security and foreign policy team. “The arrival […]
Remarks as prepared for delivery at the Japan Society of Northern California 2012 Annual Gala Dinner on November 3, 2012, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in San Francisco. Thank you, John, for that generous introduction. As John mentioned, I moved back to the United States this past summer after 22 years in Tokyo. I […]
In his book “The World is Flat: a Brief History of the Twenty-First Century,” Thomas L. Friedman writes about Glen Fukushima. You can view the pages here on Google Books.
East Asia Forum Quarterly published an article, ‘Removing barriers to trade, investment and business,’ in its the July-Sept. 2012 issue. Download the article here.