The Trump administration places too much emphasis on reducing the trade deficit — and not enough on investing in future U.S. competitiveness.
For both Japan and the U.S. to benefit from a shift in trade dynamics between the two countries, weapons may be the best choice for Tokyo and Washington.
Shinzo Abe, the reelected Prime Minister, will have a hard time to make his vision of a Japan as the biggest Asian power a reality.
Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.
Asian countries like South Korea are nervous about the United States changing its trade deals next.
Trump or no Trump: Taiwan’s path for growth is curtailed by a political roadblock, the PRC’s “One China” policy.
Following the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the Asia-Pacific region faces a lot of internal divisions over trade strategies.
Britain is not alone in paying a price for its strategic isolationism. International disillusionment with the US has also begun.
How the constitutional monarch may be able to set the tone for social change in Japan.