Author: Teshima Ryūichi
US President Donald Trump kicked off his tour of Asian nations with his first visit to Japan, a vital ally to the United States. Summit meetings with Prime Minister Abe Shinzō produced agreement on the need for a stronger alliance to pressure North Korea and forge a free, open Indo-Pacific region. But can a fading American presence in the face of China’s rise be reversed?
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.
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.
Author: Tobias Harris
Categories: Japan Political Pulse
As the Japanese government scrambles to react to Donald Trump’s upset victory in the November 8 United States presidential election—and with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expected to be the first world leader to meet with Trump this Thursday, November 17—new opinion polls suggest the Japanese public is uneasy about the impact of the election on the U.S.-Japan relationship.
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