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 […]

Speech: ‘U.S.-East Asia Relations: As Seen from Tokyo’

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 […]

The Power of Japanese Women

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. […]