How a Republican Midterm Win Could Help Obama's Pivot to Asia
November 04, 2014
How a Republican Midterm Win Could Help Obama's Pivot to Asia
A Republican Senate might just be what the White House needs to build momentum on the TPP.
How a Republican Midterm Win Could Help Obama's Pivot to Asia
US Pressures China to Kill Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement Talks
November 04, 2014
US Pressures China to Kill Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement Talks
The U.S. is reportedly opposing discussion of FTAAP at the upcoming APEC summit.
US Pressures China to Kill Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement Talks
The TPP’s Biggest Obstacles
September 17, 2014
The TPP’s Biggest Obstacles
Americans and Japanese are far less supportive of trade than the public in other TPP countries.
The TPP’s Biggest Obstacles
Abe Serious on Agricultural Reform
June 17, 2014
Abe Serious on Agricultural Reform
The government is intent on far-reaching changes to farming, while labor reform looks more like window dressing.
Abe Serious on Agricultural Reform
Expectation Feeds Abenomics
June 02, 2014
Expectation Feeds Abenomics
Government hints and investor speculation are fueling anticipation surrounding structural reform.
Expectation Feeds Abenomics
Abe’s Potential Latin America Charm Offensive
May 22, 2014
Abe’s Potential Latin America Charm Offensive
The prospect of an upcoming tour this summer will see Japan attempt to increase its security profile.
Abe’s Potential Latin America Charm Offensive
Statements Fan “Abenomics” Expectations
May 21, 2014
Statements Fan “Abenomics” Expectations
With a little time before Japan announces its latest economic reforms, Abe is stoking expectation.
Statements Fan “Abenomics” Expectations
Americans Support the TPP, Trade With Japan
April 29, 2014
Americans Support the TPP, Trade With Japan
According to a new poll, the majority of Americans support joining the TPP, and even more want more trade with Japan.
Americans Support the TPP, Trade With Japan
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 29, 2014
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Obama administration should use the Ukraine crisis to get Trade Promotion Authority from Congress.
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
April 22, 2014
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
During Obama’s “great reassurance tour” in Asia this week, he should focus on the TPP and the status-quo.
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
April 19, 2014
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
It is China's unification agenda that threatens Taiwan's international reputation, not the Sunflower Movement.
China Threatens Taiwan’s Reputation
China Could Come Around On International IP Law
February 28, 2014
China Could Come Around On International IP Law
Compliance with international intellectual property law may be on the horizon for China.
China Could Come Around On International IP Law
Colleen Hanabusa
January 30, 2014
Colleen Hanabusa
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell spoke with Rep. Colleen Hanabusa [D-HI1] about the U.S. “pivot,” the TPP, immigration, and the role of Hawaii in America’s Asia-Pacific strategy.
Colleen Hanabusa
4 Points for Obama’s Asia Trip in April 2014
November 21, 2013
4 Points for Obama’s Asia Trip in April 2014
Obama can expect some difficult conversations when he heads to Asia in April.
4 Points for Obama’s Asia Trip in April 2014
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
November 20, 2013
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
Long considered dead, the prospect of a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement has gained new life.
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
October 18, 2013
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
The U.S. and allies should form a naval counterpart to the TPP to ensure maritime security in the region.
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
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