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October 29, 2015

Asia
Play RTS5QUC_EC.jpg The Economics of Asia

Experts discuss the economics of Asia in the context of the U.S.-Japan relationship.

June 16, 2015

China
Play RTX1D35T_EC.jpg Understanding the Chinese Economy

Experts discuss the Chinese economy and how President Xi Jinping's strategy might affect global markets.

April 23, 2015

Japan
Japan’s Unnecessary Power Struggle: Nuclear vs. Solar

Poised to revive its nuclear industry, Japan should continue to encourage investment in solar as well, which could help meet its energy goals and set an example for the world, writes CFR’s Varun Siva…

November 9, 2011

Trade
Public Opinion on Trade: Pointers for the APEC Summit Public Opinion on Trade: Pointers for the APEC Summit

A poster of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit at Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii November 7, 2011. (Yuriko Nakao/Courtesy Reuters) As U.S. President Obama heads to Haw…

June 1, 2011

Japan
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan attends a special committee on post-quake reconstruction at the lower house in Tokyo May 31, 2011. Unpopular PM Kan on Tuesday refused to step down in the face of a no-confidence motion in parliament this week, saying he wanted first to resolve the world’s worst nuclear crisis in 25 years. No Confidence in Tokyo?

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan attends a special committee on post-quake reconstruction at the lower house in Tokyo May 31, 2011. Unpopular PM Kan on Tuesday refused to step down in the face of a …

July 7, 2011

International Organizations
Security Council Reform in Sight? Security Council Reform in Sight?

Brazilian Foreign Minister Patriota attends a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Matsumoto in Tokyo (Yuriko Nakao/ Courtesy Reuters). After years of inertia, the campaign for UN Security Council …

November 11, 2010

Policemen are silhouetted on signboards of APEC forum summit in Yokohama, south of Tokyo The World Next Week

Robert McMahon, editor of CFR.org, and I sat down today to discuss the upcoming issues for our The World Next Week podcast. We talked about the prospects for the lame duck Congress, the Asia-Pacifi…

June 11, 2010

Japan
Kan’s Kiheitai Minus Kamei Kan’s Kiheitai Minus Kamei

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao Kan has quickly nipped in the bud speculation about the role of those who made Yukio Hatoyama’s effort to lead difficult. Right after being elected, Kan spoke …

April 27, 2010

Japan
Reality Check on Futenma Relocation Reality Check on Futenma Relocation

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao Government officials in Washington and Tokyo are working to come up with a new package of options that would allow U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to be …