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.
On May 14, 2012, Glen Fukushima delivered a speech as part of the USF Center for the Pacific Rim and USF Economics Department’s Professor Yuan-li Wu Economics Speakers Series. In his speech, “U.S.-East Asia Relations: As Seen from Tokyo,” Mr. Fukushima, talked about Japan as America’s most important ally in Asia and how Tokyo’s views […]
Japan’s historic victory in the Women’s World Cup in Frankfurt, Germany, on July 17 stunned the world. The news brought to mind several aphorisms: “Expect the unexpected” (since almost everyone had predicted that the United States, ranked number one in the world, would win); “There’s always the first time” (since Japan’s record against the U.S. […]
Glen enjoys a conversation with his friend U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki at a reception of the U.S.-Japan Council in Washington, D.C. in October 2011.