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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