The responses among many traditional U.S. allies and partners to these twin trends — a more assertive China and a more uncertain U.S. — have been varied.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump met at the Biarritz summit of the Group of Seven industrial nations in France, where they agreed on the fundamentals of Japanese-American trade talks. Conclusive deliberations on agricultural and industrial tariffs will be expedited, and an agreement is planned at a [Read more]
Japan’s diminished presence on the global stage could be prompting rash actions from Abe
At the U.S.-Japan summit in Washington on April 26, the two leaders of the U.S. and Japan discussed South Korea’s passive response to cooperation with the U.S. and Japan, according to a Japanese government source yesterday. Earlier on April 11, the Korea-U.S. summit was held at the White House. After talking with [Read more]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must articulate his take on how Japan-U.S. trade talks went during his May summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, so the public can learn, in Abe's own words, what to expect.
Addressing a recent gathering of business leaders, Abe noted that since trade talks with the United States involve [Read more]
Have Japanese-American ties ever been closer?