IIST e-Magazine Double Issue No.0262-No.0263
31, January, 2017
Trump’s Shock Rise to the Presidency and the Future of Japan-US Relations
Dr. Fumiaki Kubo
Graduate School of Law and Politics
The University of Tokyo
President Donald Trump’s isolationist and protectionist tendencies, as well as his dim view of Japan as an ally, certainly ring warning bells. The first test will be whether he chooses to honor America’s obligation to defend the Senkaku Islands. Japan will need to make its own efforts to rebuild the alliance.
Case Center Japan: Ten Years On
School of Human Life Sciences
Tokushima Bunri University
This article looks back on the past 10 years of Case Center Japan, established within the Institute for International Studies and Training in April 2006, reaffirming its significance and examining its future landscape.
* Articles are written by METI officials and specialists, economists, journalists, and experts in various fields.
It should be noted, however, that views expressed do not represent the official position of the Japanese government or of IIST.