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Export Controls, History, and Geopolitics: Making Sense of the Japan-South Korea Crisis
July 11, 2019
Export Controls, History, and Geopolitics: Making Sense of the Japan-South Korea Crisis
What’s at the core of rising Japan-South Korea tensions and what will it take for the two countries to walk back?
Export Controls, History, and Geopolitics: Making Sense of the Japan-South Korea Crisis
Top US Asia Diplomat to Visit Japan, Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand in First Overseas Trip
July 10, 2019
Top US Asia Diplomat to Visit Japan, Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand in First Overseas Trip
David R. Stilwell, the new U.S. assistant secretary for East Asia and the Pacific, is off to the region in his first trip.
Top US Asia Diplomat to Visit Japan, Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand in First Overseas Trip
Did Japan Get What It Wanted From the Osaka G20 Summit?
July 01, 2019
Did Japan Get What It Wanted From the Osaka G20 Summit?
Evaluating PM Abe’s sideline diplomacy and Japan’s pursuit of previously stated goals.
Did Japan Get What It Wanted From the Osaka G20 Summit?
Largest Japanese Warship Joins US Supercarrier for Bilateral Deployment in South China Sea
June 13, 2019
Largest Japanese Warship Joins US Supercarrier for Bilateral Deployment in South China Sea
The vessels conducted a range of bilateral drills.
Largest Japanese Warship Joins US Supercarrier for Bilateral Deployment in South China Sea
US, Japan Downplay Differences During Trump's State Visit
May 29, 2019
US, Japan Downplay Differences During Trump's State Visit
North Korea, trade, and Iran all remain points of potential friction, but Trump-Abe bonhomie was the center of the trip.
US, Japan Downplay Differences During Trump's State Visit
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
US-Japan Trade Agreement Negotiations: Why Now?
April 20, 2019
US-Japan Trade Agreement Negotiations: Why Now?
Japan is ready to give Trump a signature economic win. Here's why.
US-Japan Trade Agreement Negotiations: Why Now?
What the Stalled US-Korea Cost-Sharing Negotiations Mean for Japan
December 28, 2018
What the Stalled US-Korea Cost-Sharing Negotiations Mean for Japan
The U.S. and Japan won’t enter cost-sharing negotiations until at least late 2019, but it’s never too early to think ahead.
What the Stalled US-Korea Cost-Sharing Negotiations Mean for Japan
Japan’s Not Hedging… Yet
December 21, 2018
Japan’s Not Hedging… Yet
The country remains committed to the U.S.-led order, but finds itself in uncharted territory.
Japan’s Not Hedging… Yet
The United States, China and the Preferred Superpower
December 03, 2018
The United States, China and the Preferred Superpower
For Japan, the U.S. has traditionally held the role. But that was before Donald Trump.
The United States, China and the Preferred Superpower
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
November 16, 2018
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
During his visit to Tokyo, Mike Pence laid out the U.S.-Japan joint vision for the Indo-Pacific region.
From Japan, US VP Denounces 'Authoritarianism and Aggression'
US, Japan Move Into Final Portion of Keen Sword 2018 Bilateral Military Exercises
November 07, 2018
US, Japan Move Into Final Portion of Keen Sword 2018 Bilateral Military Exercises
This year's Keen Sword exercise features a focus on amphibious operations.
US, Japan Move Into Final Portion of Keen Sword 2018 Bilateral Military Exercises
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?
3 More Years of Abe: Japan's Foreign Policy Future
September 22, 2018
3 More Years of Abe: Japan's Foreign Policy Future
A round-up of the foreign policy challenges facing Japan's prime minister as he enters his final term.
3 More Years of Abe: Japan's Foreign Policy Future
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
September 06, 2018
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
In uncertain times, Japan will have to invest more energy in a long-standing partnership.
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
August 08, 2018
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
Insights from Stephen R. Nagy.
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
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