May 6, 2012
Will Japan Respond to the U.S. Pivot?
Noboru Yamaguchi, East Asia Forum
While welcoming this emphasis on the security of Asia, Japan will have to address three important dimensions of the US shift: first, an increasing emphasis on the Asia Pacific region has been a consistent part of the current administration’s foreign policy since President Barack Obama took office in January 2009. In Japan, the Obama administration’s shift toward Asia was observed and welcomed from the very beginning.
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