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Japanese Prime Minister Thanks US for Support

by Aaron Siirila
In an opinion piece published last Friday in the Washington Post, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan described the steps his administration is taking to address the aftermath of the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake and the continuing nuclear power plant crisis. In...

Asia Pacific Bulletin: Australia and Japan: Allies in Partnership

by Malcolm Cook and Thomas Wilkins
In a new Asia Pacific Bulletin Malcolm Cook and Thomas Wilkins explain how the Japan-Australia strategic partnership is now becoming a well-developed and durable fixture in the evolving Asia-Pacific security order. Despite being the so-called northern and southern...
In a new Asia Pacific Bulletin, Jeffrey Hornung analyzes the short-term prospects of the Kan government in Tokyo. “When the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) kicked the Liberal Democratic Party out of power in 2009, there was some sense of hope amongst the Japanese that...
In a new Asia Pacific Bulletin, Adam P. Liff calls on U.S. policymakers to take note, as both aspects are of considerable significance for Japan’s role in Northeast Asia and the world, as well as for its alliance with the United States. “On December 17, Japan’s...

Clinton: “Renewed American leadership in Asia”

by Aaron Siirila
US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton called ASEAN a “fulcrum for the region’s emerging regional architecture” and declared US intentions to “sustain and strengthen America’s leadership in the Asia-Pacific region” in a speech co-hosted by the East-West...

Boom Times in U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations

by Satu Limaye
These are boom times in U.S.-Southeast Asia relations. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton represents the United States at the 17th ASEAN Summit this week in Hanoi – the highlight of which is to be U.S. participation, for the first time ever, in the East Asia Summit...

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