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. […]

Profile in Nikkei Heritage, a Journal of the National Japanese American Historical Society

This article by Ben Hamamoto was originally published in Vol. XIX, Number 1, Spring 2008 issue of Nikkei Heritage, a journal of the National Japanese American Historical Society. © 2008 National Japanese American Historical Society In mid-January of 1994, President Bill Clinton received a 14-page paper on his desk entitled, “Repairing the U.S.-Japan Relationship.” The […]

Speech on “The US Presidential Election and Japan” at the Haas School, UC Berkeley

Glen S. Fukushima gives a talk at the Haas School, UC Berkeley, entitled “The US Presidential Election and Japan.” Fukushima, a longtime observer of and participant in relations between the United States and Japan, spoke about the preference among Japanese leaders for Republican presidential administrations and the implications of that relationship on US-Japanese relations. (March […]

Glen Fukushima Pledges $100,000 to Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2006)—Glen S. Fukushima, president and CEO of Airbus Japan, tendered a personal pledge of $100,000 to support leadership training and development for Asian Pacific Americans, announced J. D. Hokoyama, president and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, recipient of the donation. The pledge, which will span over five years beginning […]