Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris quoted in New York Times article on President Trump and Prime Minister Abe

Author: New York Times

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris was quoted in an August 11 New York Times article on the impact of President Donald Trump’s tough rhetoric towards North Korea on Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s constitutional revision goals and public approval.

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Asia on Air Episode 04: Chris Nelson on North Korea, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Drama

Categories: Asia on Air, Sasakawa USA Blog

In Episode 4 of Asia on Air, Capitol Hill and Asia expert Chris Nelson discusses his decades of experience with and observations of the U.S.-Japan-DPRK drama.
The recent exchanges of threats between Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump have brought North Korea’s nuclear weapons program back into the spotlight, but how much of the discussion is posturing and how much is progress? Chris Nelson gives us his take on these key questions.

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Amb. Zumwalt talks U.S.-China relations and the Trump-Xi summit in Q&A with Jiji Press

Categories: In the News

As Chinese President Xi Jinping considered his first formal meeting with President Donald Trump, he may have looked to the success of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s summit with Trump as a winning formula, Sasakawa USA’s James Zumwalt said in a Q&A article with Jiji Press published on the eve of the Trump-Xi meeting.

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When Trumpism met the East Asian wall

Author: Teshima Ryūichi

Categories: In-Depth with

In his summit with Prime Minister Abe Shinzō, President Donald Trump shifted his East Asian security and diplomatic policy back toward the standard course set by his predecessors. Journalist Teshima Ryūichi takes a look at what Trump’s promises to defend the Senkakus and adhere to the “one China” policy mean for the East Asian diplomatic scene.

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JPP: Polls show Japanese public satisfied with Abe-Trump summit

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

Polls conducted by NHK and Kyodo News in the aftermath of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “golf summit” with U.S. President Donald Trump showed that the Japanese public approved of the outcome of the summit. Although the summit left important questions about the direction of economic cooperation unanswered, to the extent that the summit eased the public’s concerns about the direction of the U.S.-Japan relationship under the new U.S. administration, it was an unqualified success.

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