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Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands
April 19, 2018
Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands
How did Shinzo Abe's second trip to Mar-a-Lago go?
Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands
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
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
December 15, 2017
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
The United States may not like the result of forcing countries to make a choice between it and China.
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
November 22, 2017
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
Once again, Japan expresses a vague, and double-edged, interest in the Belt and Road.
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
November 09, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
How did Trump's first-ever presidential trip to U.S. allies Japan and South Korea go?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
November 08, 2017
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
What did the U.S. and Japan actually accomplish during Trump's first trip to Japan?
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
In Japan, Trump and Abe Offer Alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’
November 08, 2017
In Japan, Trump and Abe Offer Alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’
The U.S. and Japan signed new agreements to promote “high quality” infrastructure in Asia and Africa.
In Japan, Trump and Abe Offer Alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
November 02, 2017
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
Trump must show that he can think strategically and not just transactionally to avoid the worst.
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
October 30, 2017
With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
The reshuffled Japanese cabinet from August 2017 will remain in place following the LDP's general election showing.
With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
Trump's New Trade Executive Order Portends Difficult Times Ahead for US Relationships in Asia
April 04, 2017
Trump's New Trade Executive Order Portends Difficult Times Ahead for US Relationships in Asia
The Trump administration's campaign against trade deficits will potentially lead to strained relationships.
Trump's New Trade Executive Order Portends Difficult Times Ahead for US Relationships in Asia
Tillerson Goes to Asia: What's on the Agenda
March 14, 2017
Tillerson Goes to Asia: What's on the Agenda
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Asia on his first trip to the region as the top U.S. diplomat.
Tillerson Goes to Asia: What's on the Agenda
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
February 28, 2017
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
The island of Iwo Jima plays an important role in U.S.-Japan reconciliation.
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
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
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
February 10, 2017
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
Abe will need to build a relationship with Trump without sparking backlash at home.
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
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