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This user has submitted 39 translations to Watching America.

Trump in Japan: Challenges in Trade Imbalances

November 25, 2017 // Kyoto Shimbun - Japan - Japanese

President Donald Trump came to Japan and held talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. At a joint press conference, Trump expressed solidarity with the prime minister, criticizing North Korea’s nuclear testing and missile launches as “a threat … to peace and stability” and looked to strengthen Japan – U.S. [Read more]

The US-Japan Summit: Hopefully a Meaningful Alliance

June 3, 2015 // Tokyo Shimbun - Japan - Japanese

The U.S. and Japan held a summit marking the critical turning point of World War II 70 years after the war. Reconciliation between these two once combatant nations was made possible by the great effort of its current leaders. However, it cannot be described as an “alliance” when one side merely obeys the other [Read more]

The Iran Nuclear Issue: Capitalize and Close the Deal

April 25, 2015 // Tokyo Shimbun - Japan - Japanese

At a multilateral meeting on the Iran nuclear issue, a deal toward a "framework" has been reached. The deal represents meaningful progress toward curtailing Iran’s nuclear program. In order to stabilize the Middle East, Iran and the West must work together toward a final agreement. Foreign ministers from Iran and [Read more]

Obama Must Fix His Diplomatic Failures

June 10, 2014 // WEDGE Infinity - Japan - Japanese

In the April 29 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote an op-ed entitled “A Foreign Policy Flirting with Chaos: The Most Egregious Case of Fecklessness Has Been on Syria.” The article criticizes Obama diplomacy and proposes policies for the future. [Read more]

Obama Must Fix His Diplomatic Failures

June 10, 2014 // WEDGE Infinity - Japan - Japanese

In the April 29 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote an op-ed entitled “A Foreign Policy Flirting with Chaos: The Most Egregious Case of Fecklessness Has Been on Syria.” The article criticizes Obama diplomacy and proposes policies for the future. [Read more]