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.
Author: Kawashima Shin
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
On November 7, 2015, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China and President Ma Jing-yeou of the Republic of China (Taiwan), held what was widely reported as a “historic” China-Taiwan summit meeting in Singapore. It was the first such meeting between the leaders of the PRC and ROC.
Author: The Washington Post
In an article written by David Nakamura of the Washington Post, Sasakawa USA’s Tobias Harris comments on the dynamics at play in the Asian summits this week as Obama tries to solidify the U.S. position in the region.