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March 28, 2014

President Obama’s April Trip
With a Focus on US-Japan-ROK Relations

Chris Nelson, the editor and publisher of the Washington-based Nelson Report was a featured speaker at the Tokyo Foundation Forum ...

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January 07, 2014

US Political Infighting and Enduring Gridlock in 2014

With a divided government and mid-term elections coming up, the United States is likely to continue to be plagued by ...

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November 19, 2013

Democrats vs. Republicans in 2014 and 2016

The fate of the Democratic and Republican Parties in the 2014 and 2016 US elections will be determined largely by ...

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September 17, 2013

Hope for Syria?

A number of tough challenges lay ahead in implementing the US-Russia agreement on Syria’s chemical weapons. Even if the weapons ...

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August 14, 2013

Japan in the New Era of US-China Relations

In the wake of historic efforts to place the Sino-American relationship on a new and cooperative footing, Bonji Ohara examines ...

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May 27, 2013

Obama’s Rebalancing Policy and the Future of Japan-US Relations

Japan must decide for itself what course of action would best serve its interests in the face of China’s increasing ...

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May 24, 2013

Abe’s Choice: Nationalism or Pragmatism

Speculation continues on whether Prime Minister Abe will allow nationalist ideology to take precedence over practical considerations in his foreign ...

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April 01, 2013

The New Shinzo Abe: Eyes on the Prize

During his first three months in office, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has won the public’s confidence with his forceful economic ...

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March 22, 2013

Abe in Washington: The Leader behind the Label

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s speech and demeanor during his recent visit to Washington, DC, were sharply at odds with the ...

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November 12, 2012

Obama's Second-Term Foreign Policy

While foreign leaders and publics appear to have taken a largely relaxed view to President Barack Obama’s re-election—likely foreseeing, and ...

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