The Biden administration may be trapped in a quandary over Taiwan because the U.S. may send the wrong signal to China if the new secretary of state nullifies Pompeo’s Jan. 9 decision.
For Kuni Miyake's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
What concerns me most about Trump's pardons are those for four former Blackwater employees convicted of shooting indiscriminately into a crowd of ordinary citizens in Baghdad in 2007.
What Australia's prime minister said about a COVID-19 inquiry was appropriate and the international community must remain united and push China to do what is right during these trying times.
There were at least two demonstrations organized by Trump supporters in Tokyo last month. The question is who organized the events.
The U.S., Japan and their allies must compete with China, not each other.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quick to blame Israel, describing the act as an indication of “desperate warmongering of perpetrators.”
On issues of market access for goods, if China wants to join CPTPP, it must negotiate from scratch with all 11 members.
“To mend the relationship with Tokyo, it is imperative to have diplomatic negotiations,” South Korea’s conservative daily Chosun-ilbo’s editorial urged.
Despite a wish to return to his version of internationalism and traditional alliances, Joe Biden may face many obstacles as he tries to advance his agenda.
Can American voters really stop the degradation of U.S. politics? Probably not. Did they make the right decision on Nov. 3? Maybe.