Search: Japan,Asia-Pacific,USA (12 materials)


Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

... factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints After the U.S. has put forward its Asia-Pacific strategy in 2017, many commentators believed that the concept was artificial and lacking in political foundation,... ... forward are clearly stronger than the constraints. Prospects for the Squad-based Indo-Pacific The political will of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia to foster the Indo-Pacific cooperation is increasing rather than weakening, which is the most important ...


Experts Discuss the Near Future of the Asia Pacific Region

... legislation, or with the U.S., introducing sanctions for arms supplies to Taiwan. Beijing is also looking for new partnerships with scientific centers and laboratories instead of American ones, which creates an opportunity for Russia. With the EU–China and Japan–China relations being also somewhat in jeopardy, small and medium powers in Asia and other regions may attempt to cooperate with the latter. Alexander Gabuev , Chair of the Russia in the Asia Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, supported ...


Russian and Japanese Experts Discuss Russia — Japan — U.S. Relations in the Asia-Pacific

On September 13, 2017, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a round table "Russia — Japan — U.S. Relations in the Asia-Pacific". On September 13, 2017, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a round table "Russia — Japan — U.S. Relations in the Asia-Pacific". Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs, Member of RIAC, delivered welcoming ...


“Asian Dialogue” at RIAC: Japanese Vision of Trump Administration’s Policy

... events titled “Asian Dialogue” devoted to bilateral and multilateral cooperation of the Asia Pacific states, security problems and a number of the other topics of the regional agenda. The series of meetings started by a discussion with a Japanese expert Mr. Michito Tsuruoka, Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) of the Ministry of Defense of Japan, Non-Resident Research Fellow of the Tokyo Foundation. On February 20, Mr. Tsuruoka delivered a speech ...


Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... that China is emerging (or, possibly, has already emerged) as such a rival. Game plan REUTERS/Tim Kelly Nikolai Murashkin: Japan–US Union and Southeast Asia: Getting closer to cement the status quo? The Asia–Pacific Region is not running ... ... mentally prepare for such a choice, which would be inevitable [1] . Will NATO pass the China test? Salvatore Babones: The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks Will Europeans show their solidarity with Washington in case of a possible US–China ...


Fighting Without Weapons, Trading Without Profit… Shinzo Abe’s visit to the USA

... bilateral security treaties, creating the so-called “umbrella spokes”, but now the time has come to stretch the fabric between the spokes and establish direct cooperation between America’s allies in the region As far as support for the USA’s trade and economic involvement in the Asia-Pacific region is concerned, here the Japanese prime minister very enthusiastically urged [8] the American congressmen to support the creation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, regarding which Barack Obama is hoping to table a draft agreement in Congress at the end of 2015. The process of ...


Peace-Broker or Peace-Breaker?

The Future of Japanese Military Power The Future of Japanese Military Power Today, the Asia-Pacific region once again faces the Japanese question: is Japan a peace-broker or peace-breaker? What is the future for Japanese military power? So far, there are two main views on its military reforms. On the one hand, Abe’s aspiration is ...


Japan-US-China Triangle and Security in East Asia: a Triangle or an Axis?

The struggle for offshore resources has intensified in East Asia, and Japan-China tensions seem of particular concern. Due to its alliance treaty with Japan, the United States is also involved in ... ... national interest. The lively discussion at the last APEC session in Indonesia of the idea to create a Free Trade Area for the Asia-Pacific Region (FTAAPR) in November 2014 contrasted with the failed attempt to sign a final agreement on the TPP in Singapore ...


The Weakest Link in the Western Sanction Chain. Russian-Japanese Solidarity during the Ukrainian Crisis

Some argue that the American-Japanese relationship is akin to a tsar-servant hierarchy of command. However, I would describe their ties as that of a teacher-student ... ... located between Okinawa and Taiwan and are effectively controlled by Japan, but formerly were a part of Chinese territory one thousand years ago. 9 . Likewise, the European Union’s new sanctions against Russia should be also understood as a matter of ...


Abe’s Search for Security

Japan’s New Defense Policy and the US-Japan Alliance Japan’s New Defense Policy and the US-Japan Alliance Since Prime ... ... and bring the rationale behind S. Abe’s new policies to light. Given the immense role the US-Japan alliance plays in the Asia-Pacific, the potential contents and implications of the forthcoming revision of the US-Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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