December 11, 2019
Remembering Nakasone and US Asia Policy in the 1980s
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at the significance of the late Japanese premier through the lens of U.S. Asia policy during the period.
August 07, 2019
US, Japan Look to Clinch Trade Deal in September
By Mina Pollmann
With China talks stalling, Trump may be more inclined to give Japan concessions to seal in a trade 'win.'
February 11, 2019
Don't Expect a US-Japan Trade Deal Anytime Soon
By Riley Walters
The good news is that there remains considerable space for U.S.-Japan cooperation on global trade governance.
July 27, 2018
US-Japan Relations in the Coming Year: Alliance Management and Risk Management
By J. Berkshire Miller
Now is a time for alliance management and shrewd diplomacy from Japan.
May 14, 2018
Abe’s US Visit and the North Korea Problem
By Shin Kawashima
Tokyo needs some deft maneuvering ahead of the Trump-Kim summit.
October 03, 2017
Trump Goes to Asia: What's on the Line?
By Ankit Panda
Donald Trump's first trip to Asia won't be a walk in the park.
March 13, 2017
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
By John Sifton
As Rex Tillerson prepares to head to China, Japan, and South Korea on his first major trip, he can't forget about human rights.
November 16, 2016
Trump Faces Early Foreign Policy Test With Abe Meeting
By Michael H. Fuchs
The meeting is an opportunity for the president-elect to send some much-needed signals to the region and the world.
October 11, 2016
What is the Future of US Policy Toward Japan and Korea?
By Daniel Bob
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump espouse very different policies toward America's two biggest allies in Asia.
September 17, 2016
Japan Set to Intensify South China Sea Involvement
By Ankit Panda
Despite Chinese warnings, Japan isn't about to leave the South China Sea.
December 08, 2015
The Lessons of Pearl Harbor: Fear Itself, Then and Now
By Catherine Putz
Remembering the dual legacy of December 7, 1941.
May 07, 2015
Stop Obsessing Over Abe's Congressional Speech
By Yuki Tatsumi
Criticisms of Abe's congressional speech overlook the progress made during the rest of his lengthy U.S. visit.