Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office. READ MORE

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced in his press conference on December 5 that he would visit Hawaii from December 26 to 27  for his last summit meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama. READ MORE

November 28, 2016 | Interview

Why did Prime Minister Abe meet with President-elect Trump so soon after the US presidential election? Yuki Tatsumi discussed the unprecedented visit with BBC UK Regional Radio on November 17, 2016. READ MORE

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not waste any time after Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. Abe plans to meet President-elect Trump in New York next week, less READ MORE

On the day of the US presidential election, NHK World News program Newsroom Tokyo interviewed Yuki Tatsumi to get the view from Japan on the presidential race and its potential outcomes. READ MORE

The suspense is over.  On November 8, defying most predictions, Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States. Regardless of their pre-election desires and preference, U.S. READ MORE