Economy

China’s Intellectual Property Theft Must Stop

Author: Admiral Dennis C. Blair and General Keith B. Alexander

Categories: In the News

Admiral Dennis Blair co-authored this opinion piece with General Keith Alexander, a former commander of the United States Cyber Command and a former director of the National Security Agency, on the importance of challenging China’s theft of U.S. intellectual property.

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The Past May Rhyme, But is Asia Now Singing a Different Tune?

Author: Chris Nelson

Chris Nelson, Sasakawa USA Fellow for U.S.-Asia Relations, reflects on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue, organized by the International Institute on Strategic Studies, and the implications for U.S. allies and friends in Asia of the Trump administration’s uncertain policies. In the absence of U.S. leadership, says Nelson, Japan seems to be taking a more proactive role in the region.

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After TPP: The future of U.S.-Japan trade relations

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: In the News

A bilateral economic dialogue between the United States and Japan emphasized win-win economic cooperation. The friendly discussions, however, obscured the extent to which Japan and the United States are pursuing conflicting visions of the U.S.-Japan economic relationship, writes Sasakawa USA Fellow Tobias Harris, in this op-ed published by The Diplomat.

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Japan’s opportunity to lead on trade

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: In the News

Just hours before Donald Trump’s full-throated embrace of protectionism in his inaugural address, Japan became the first country to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Days later, the new U.S. president issued an executive order pulling America out of TPP. Despite this and other setbacks, Japan remains well-suited to advance both a regional and global integration agenda.

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