In the second issue of the Debating Japan newsletter series, the CSIS Japan Chair invited Dr. Jeffrey Hornung, a security specialist, and Mr. Kiyoyuki Seguchi, an economist, to assess the prospects for Japan-China relations in the coming years.
The drama that is U.S.-China relations added a new episode in Buenos Aires this weekend. The outcome was in many ways anti-climactic, as the two sides reached the most limited of agreements, writes Scott Kennedy, deputy director of the CSIS Freeman Chair.
Washington and Tokyo can ensure better economic outcomes for themselves and others by working together to advance their preferred rules and norms. A more robust economic statecraft, jointly pursued, is central to advancing U.S. and Japanese interests in the Indo-Pacific.
December 3, 2018
| William Alan ReinschThree things happened last weekend that deserve brief comment. First, the G20 produced a joint communique. Second, presidents Trump and Xi got through dinner without disaster, and third, Trump announced the formal withdrawal from NAFTA, writes CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch.
December 3, 2018
| Stephanie Segal, Matthew P. GoodmanPresident Trump and President Xi agreed to a deal that can be best described as a ceasefire, but observers should not expect a quick resolution to issues that have built up over decades between the United States and China, as CSIS Simon Chair experts write in their CQ piece.
November 28, 2018
| Matthew P. Goodman, Ann Listerud Washington and Tokyo can ensure better economic outcomes for themselves and others by working together to advance their preferred rules and norms. A more robust economic statecraft, jointly pursued, is central to advancing U.S. and Japanese interests in the Indo-Pacific.
November 27, 2018
| Matthew P. GoodmanAt the annual APEC summit and events organized by ASEAN, Vice President Pence reinforced the impression that the United States views itself in a zero-sum economic competition with China in the Indo-Pacific region, as CSIS Simon Chair Matthew Goodman writes in a new CQ piece.
November 26, 2018
| William Alan ReinschOur political parties are realigning in what may well turn out to be a long-term structural change. In a way, both moves would be quintessentially American, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his weekly column.
Any evaluation must look both at the policy and its implementation. If the latter is flawed, then the merits of the policy end up being little more than a footnote, writes CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch in his latest column.
November 19, 2018
| Scott KennedyChina has made developing new-energy vehicles (NEV) a top priority. The results of these efforts are mixed. China has the world’s largest NEV market, but the sector faces some immense challenges. This report is part of CSIS’s China Innovation Policy Series.
So, aside from isolated cases on both sides, the midterm election results were fairly conventional from a trade perspective. Some candidates talked about it; some did not, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his new commentary.