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Michael Krepon's Op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on the American Century

In an essay published in Life magazine, media impresario Henry Luce declared the 20th Century to be the American Century. That was before Pearl Harbor, in February 1941. Luce was trying to buck up his fellow citizens to meet the challenges ahead. After all, U.S.

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Yuki Tatsumi's Op-Ed in East Asia Forum on Japan's Constitution

There is more than the usual interest in the seventieth birthday of Japan’s constitution, importantly because of a move to revision of its most unusual and distinguishing feature — Article 9, its famous peace clause. When enacted in 1947, the Japanese constitution embodied the idealism — renuncia

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William Reinsch quoted in La Rampa di Napoli on NAFTA Renegotiation

John McCain, R-Arizona, had expressed opposition to a withdrawal from NAFTA.

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William Reinsch quoted in Politico on Trump's Agriculture Policy

Tomorrow marks 100 days in the White House for President Donald Trump, and it took 95 of them to get Sonny Perdue confirmed as Agriculture secretary.

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Yun Sun quoted in Business Insider on U.S. Approach to North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled on Friday that the Trump administration may have finally accepted the one course of action that could stop North Korea's nuclear threat to the world: direct talks. -snip-

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William Reinsch quoted in The Los Angeles Times on NAFTA

It seemed that the Trump administration was planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, after his aides sent word that they’d prepared such an executive order.

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Pamela Kennedy's Op-Ed in The Diplomat on South Korea-Japan-U.S. Relations

Tensions between Japan and South Korea are an ongoing concern, with controversies relating to historical issues periodically souring diplomatic relations. Japan recently sent its ambassador back to South Korea after a three-month absence following the placement of another “comfort woman” statue.

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Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick's Op-Ed in CNN on the U.S.'s Role in Stopping the Use of Child Soldiers

(CNN) President Donald Trump's foreign policy priorities remain uncertain nearly 100 days into his administration. Early indications, however, point to human trafficking as one area of focus.

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Jesse Marks' Op-Ed in The Hill on Trump's Budget Plans

While the potential government shutdown is drawing headlines this week, President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget should be raising even more eyebrows.

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Yun Sun quoted in Voice of America on China's Role in U.S.-North Korea Standoff

WASHINGTON — Although Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi last month described the U.S. and North Korea as two accelerating trains that are set for a “head-on collision,” as of Wednesday, there are no indications that a U.S. military strike against Pyongyang is imminent. -snip-

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