As Trump Era Begins, Japan Looks To Mitigate Risks and Seize Opportunities

The Trump Era has officially begun with last week’s inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC. With the change of administration in Washington, there is deep geopolitical uncertainty around the globe as allies and rivals alike brace themselves for more of Trump’s acerbic and volatile rhetoric and seeing how this may—or may not—translate into policy shifts. The […]

US-Japan Reconciliation is A Powerful Message to States in East Asia Where History Lies Deep

Earlier this week, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe touched down in Honolulu to conduct his final meeting with US President Barack Obama on the incumbent’s home turf. Abe’s visit was more than a pure courtesy to Obama, with whom he has experienced a productive and cordial, if not warm, relationship with over the past four […]