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February 27, 2017

American Unpredictability

Trump clearly values unpredictability as a means to keep rivals off-guard. And those living outside the United States, notes Paul ...

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February 21, 2017

The Japanese Economy in 2017 (2)
Bumps on the Road to Deregulation and Free Trade

In the second half of a dialogue on Japan’s economic outlook in the coming year, two Tokyo Foundation economists discuss ...

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February 20, 2017

The Japanese Economy in 2017 (1)
Is Abenomics Working?

The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing daunting challenges in 2017 as it continues its struggle to revitalize ...

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February 07, 2017

Historical Reconciliation Revisited
The Abe Statement and the Way Forward

In August 2016, one year after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s historic statement commemorating the seventieth anniversary of the end of ...

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January 25, 2017

A Leadership Crisis in China?

The emergence of divergent prescriptions for China’s slowing economy has fueled speculations of a feud among Beijing’s top leaders. China ...

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January 19, 2017

Xi Jinping’s China: Concentrating and Projecting Power

Chinese President Xi Jinping moved to consolidate his position as a “core” leader during the second half of 2016, but ...

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January 16, 2017

US Economic and Foreign Policy under the New Administration

Scholars from Stanford University with illustrious US government backgrounds joined Japanese researchers at a Tokyo Foundation Forum on “US Economic ...

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December 26, 2016

The Paris Agreement and Japan’s Energy Risks

The world is making a dynamic shift to clean energy sources, with the Paris Agreement entering into force just a ...

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December 22, 2016

The Significance of Abe’s Pearl Harbor Visit

The visit to Pearl Harbor by Prime Minister Abe is a powerful reaffirmation of the importance of the Japan-US security ...

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December 19, 2016

China Steers a Perilous Course in the South China Sea

China has risked isolating itself internationally with its high-handed conduct in the South China Sea. Bonji Ohara looks at the ...

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