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Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
November 24, 2018
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
At the latest round of ASEAN summitry, Abe emphasized rapprochement with China even while raising criticisms.
Japan's Subtle China Strategy on Display
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
September 27, 2018
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
Abe promises to defend free trade while resolving long-standing issues with Japan's neighbors.
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
Japan, EU Display Solidarity in the Face of US Friction
July 19, 2018
Japan, EU Display Solidarity in the Face of US Friction
Their new FTA is “of enormous strategic importance for the rules-based international order,” says the European Council president.
Japan, EU Display Solidarity in the Face of US Friction
Amid US Trade Tensions, Japan Formally Completes TPP-11 Entry
July 13, 2018
Amid US Trade Tensions, Japan Formally Completes TPP-11 Entry
Japan's Foreign Ministry framed the move as “a powerful message from Japan to the world.”
Amid US Trade Tensions, Japan Formally Completes TPP-11 Entry
Japan’s Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
March 30, 2018
Japan’s Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
Japan must demonstrate that its commitment to international law and democratic values is more than just a fig leaf.
Japan’s Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
November 14, 2017
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
Shinzo Abe's government can't afford to see the Trans-Pacific Partnership fail.
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
July 08, 2017
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
The Japan-EU deal is a political win for Abe and a repudiation of Trump-style protectionism.
With EU Deal, Japan Sends Powerful Message on Free Trade
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