February 12, 2021
Japan Expects Biden to Rejoin the TPP
By Daisuke Akimoto
The U.S. was critical in convincing Japan to join the trade pact. Now Tokyo wants to bring Washington back into the fold.
November 18, 2020
After RCEP’s Launch, the US Urgently Needs to Rejoin the TPP
By Ho-fung Hung
The geopolitical rationale was always there, but the creation of RCEP changes the narrative about the TPP and American jobs.
August 08, 2018
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Stephen R. Nagy.
November 14, 2017
TPP Survives After Canadians ‘Screwed Everybody’
By Anthony Fensom
Despite a no-show from Canada's prime minister, the TPP has new life.
November 11, 2017
Trump's Post-Pivot Strategy
By Patrick M. Cronin
Trump's Indo-Pacific dream focuses on reciprocity, as well as economic and military security.
October 25, 2017
How the US Is Losing to China in Southeast Asia
By James Guild
As Trump prepares to travel to Southeast Asia next month, China is already beating him to the punch where it counts.
September 29, 2017
Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPP
By Shihoko Goto
Retreating from the agreement would not only damage U.S.-ROK relations but impact key U.S. industries that have benefited from the deal.
June 01, 2017
After TPP: The Future of US-Japan Trade Relations
By Tobias Harris
The United States and Japan want fundamentally different things from their trade relationship.
May 27, 2017
Could the EU Join TPP?
By Wang Mouzhou
As the EU looks to boost trade with the Asia-Pacific, why not take up the vacant US spot in TPP?
May 22, 2017
New Life for the TPP?
By Anthony Fensom
The TPP 11 are "united" on moving forward, but Trump has his own ideas for the future of Asia trade.
February 01, 2017
Is Trouble Brewing in the Taiwan Strait?
By Neil Thompson
Amid President Trump's other moves, don't forget the possibility of the frozen conflict over Taiwan turning hot.
January 25, 2017
Why Japan Should Get Ready for 'Trump Shocks'
By Tom Le and Paul Midford
Like the "Nixon Shocks" of the 1970s, Trump's policies will have domestic consequences for Japan.