Op-Ed: ‘Toward a balanced US-Japan relationship’

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 […]

Op-ed in The Washington Post: ‘Abe’s election in Japan will affect America’s Asian pivot’

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 […]

‘Personal Reflections of a Japanese American Army Brat,’ my speech at NJAHS gala

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 […]

Glen S. Fukushima Joins CAP as Senior Fellow with National Security and International Policy Team

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 […]

Washington Post: ‘CAP names Miliband, Murphy and Fukushima to national security team’

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 […]