Trump, Abe to discuss free and rules-based trade

Author: Politico

Categories: In the News

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to talk investments and jobs, but may not go so far as to commit to a bilateral trade negotiation while visiting President Donald Trump this weekend in Washington and Florida, Sasakawa USA’s Daniel Bob said in a news story by Politico.

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Japanese public’s unease about U.S.-Japan relationship grows, but so does support for efforts to preserve it

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

A new round of public opinion polls shows that public anxiety about the future of the U.S.-Japan relationship has worsened since Trump was inaugurated on January 20. However, just because the Japanese public expects the relationship to worsen does not mean that voters will not support a bid by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to find common ground with the Trump administration.

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Asia on Air Episode 01: Daniel Bob

Categories: Asia on Air, Sasakawa USA Blog

Join us for Episode 1 of Asia on Air, a new Sasakawa USA podcast committed to analysis of the latest news in U.S.-Asia relations. In this episode, we hear from Daniel Bob, Director of Programs and Senior Fellow at Sasakawa USA, as he speaks on U.S.-Asia relations and the incoming Trump administration.

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Video: Panel talks Trump administration, U.S.-Japan relations at Wilson Center

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA Fellow Dr. Jeffrey Hornung had the opportunity to weigh in on how the incoming Donald Trump administration could steer U.S.-Japan relations when he spoke as part of a panel discussion for the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Asia Program. Click through for a full video of the program.

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First Abe-Trump meeting focuses on moving past campaign rhetoric

Categories: In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

The first meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe focused not on the campaign rhetoric that has gained widespread attention to this point, but instead on the future of U.S.-Japan relations, Sasakawa USA experts said in media reports providing context in which to interpret the meeting.

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