Category: Commentary

Shinzo Abe’s desperate bet on Trump is backfiring on Japan

The Washington Post By William Pesek  September 19, 2019 William Pesek is a Tokyo-based writer and author of “Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan’s Lost Decades.” On Monday, President Trump announced that the United States and Japan reached an initial trade deal. But don’t be fooled. As geopolitical bets go, the one that Japanese Prime Minister