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Trump and Abe: The Odd Couple
May 21, 2019
Trump and Abe: The Odd Couple
There's a clear strategic rationale for Abe's over-the-top efforts to cultivate a relationship with Trump.
Trump and Abe: The Odd Couple
Japan Holds Off US Auto Tariffs. But at What Cost to Farmers?
September 29, 2018
Japan Holds Off US Auto Tariffs. But at What Cost to Farmers?
In an effort to spare Japan’s auto industry from U.S. tariffs, Abe launched bilateral trade negotiations with Trump in New York.
Japan Holds Off US Auto Tariffs. But at What Cost to Farmers?
A Brewing US-Japan Trade War?
June 07, 2018
A Brewing US-Japan Trade War?
Japan is facing the hard truth: even a close alliance doesn't provide protection from Trump's tariffs.
A Brewing US-Japan Trade War?
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
March 24, 2018
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
Tokyo has serious concerns about the U.S.-North Korea dialogue and also the potential of nuclear war.
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
September 11, 2017
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
There is a third alternative Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should consider pursuing.
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
February 12, 2017
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Tokyo and Washington look to take the bilateral track but a slimmed-down TPP may still live on.
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Trump and Abe are Natural Allies
February 09, 2017
Trump and Abe are Natural Allies
Much of Trump's rhetoric is actually music to Abe's ears.
Trump and Abe are Natural Allies
Trump Faces Early Foreign Policy Test With Abe Meeting
November 16, 2016
Trump Faces Early Foreign Policy Test With Abe Meeting
The meeting is an opportunity for the president-elect to send some much-needed signals to the region and the world.
Trump Faces Early Foreign Policy Test With Abe Meeting
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