Abe to meet with EU leaders later this month

/ Mar 10, 2017

Abe to meet with EU leaders later this month

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Brussels on March 21 to meet with European Union leaders. At the meeting, Abe and the EU leaders, including EU Council President Donald Tusk, are likely to reaffirm their determination to ...

/ Mar 1, 2017

The Trump effect and Japan

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Japan has an exceptional opportunity, while maneuvering to remain close to Washington, to reduce its unhealthy security and economic dependency on the United States, and to educate the U.S. administration on the merits and benefits of the key planks of a rules-based global order ...

Big changes likely in '17

/ | Jan 1, 2017

Big changes likely in '17

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A year of surprises has come to a close, but its unresolved questions will generate many more quakes in 2017. Where are the fault lines, what about President-elect Donald Trump, and what does all this mean for Japan? The year 2016 will always be remembered ...