- Daily Brief
- February 18, 2020
Dovish Blue House policies and America First White House demands are straining US-South Korean relations.
Trade and history disputes have pushed the Japan-South Korea relationship to the edge.
The Bank of Japan will begin two days of interest rate reviews today, which it will announce along with fresh
Tokyo’s strong ties to Washington may be jeopardised by the threat of auto tariffs.
Despite scandals and low approval ratings, Abe government was re-elected with a two-thirds majority.
Japan’s Prime Minister has a long way to go to recover his political position.
PM Abe is pressing for constitutional reform but success will require more than a popular vote.
As PM Abe pushes for constitutional reforms to let Japan rearm, what are Tokyo’s true intentions?