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News Roundup for February 14, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 02.14.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Let's all gaze at the darkness of the world together, shall we?

News Roundup for February 14, 2017

Zac Thompson | Posted 02.14.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Let's all gaze at the darkness of the world together, shall we?

Has Abe got Trump's measure? Golf diplomacy puts Japan back on the green

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics
The Conversation Global

Craig Mark, Kyoritsu Women's University Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe managed to be the first foreign leader to visit then president-elect Donal...

Forget sanctions, reining in North Korea will need a whole new approach

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
The Conversation Global

Onlookers watch news of another North Korean ballistic missile test in Seoul, South Korea. Kim Hong-Ji Lully Miura, University of Tokyo North Korea ...

Photos Appear To Show Trump Reviewing Intelligence On The Mar-A-Lago Patio

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump was photographed on Saturday night at his private club, Mar-a-Lago, as he reviewed intelligence reports on a North Korean missi...

Justin Trudeau Just Showed The World How To Shake Hands With Trump

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump has a weird way of shaking hands. His herky-jerky grappling style sometimes makes it look like he’s fighting with the other p...

Newsmax CEO And Trump Friend Blames Reince Priebus For Rocky Start

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics

Chris Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax and friend of President Donald Trump, says that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is to blame for the administrati...

Flanked By Trump, Japan's Abe Condemns North Korea's Missile Launch

Reuters/HuffPost | Paul Vale | Posted 02.11.2017 | World

North Korea’s test launch of a ballistic missile was absolutely unacceptable, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a joint news conference on ...

So, Trump's Handshake With The Japanese PM Got Pretty Weird

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 02.10.2017 | Comedy

The President of these United States of America met with the Prime Minister of Japan on Friday. They discussed some stuff. Then, they shook hands. And...

Japan Focuses on Understanding Trump

AsiaToday | Posted 01.17.2017 | World
AsiaToday

[A TV program analyzing the personality of US President-elect Donald Trump through his signature hairstyle was aired on Fuji TV on Monday. The image s...

An Open Letter To Prime Minister Abe: I Hope You Remain Committed To Reconciliation

Ari Beser | Posted 12.28.2016 | World
Ari Beser

I believe you are committed to peace, but I also believe these historic visits must be followed by policies that reflect them. I hope you stay committed to reconciliation. As you said, "the calamity of war must not be repeated."

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Offers Condolences In Historic Pearl Harbor Visit

Reuters | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.27.2016 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined U.S. President Barack Obama for a symbolic joint visit to Pearl Harbor on T...

An Unexpected Lesson From Pearl Harbor

Michael Winship | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

Next week, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese leader to visit the site of the surprise attack. With him come thoughts of reconciliation and tolerance.

Obama To Spend Final Christmas As President In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama and his family are set to escape Washington and head for Honolulu on Friday for their final holiday vacation as first family, t...

The U.S. Military's Role In Asia In The Age Of Trump

Tim Shorrock | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics
Tim Shorrock

Despite the attention being given to America's roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater Middle East, crucial decisions about the global role of U.S. military power may be made in a region where, as yet, there are no hot wars: Asia.

Trump, Obama and the Missed Opportunity of Pearl Harbor's 75th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

How many generals are too many at the top tier of a presidential administration? What level of attention to the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pear...

The Japanese Love It When Their First Lady Criticizes Her Husband’s Policies

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.07.2016 | World

Shinzo Abe will be the first sitting Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor when he makes the trip later this month to commemorate today’s 75...

Shinzo Abe To Become First Japanese Leader To Visit Pearl Harbor

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.05.2016 | World

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would visit Hawaii on Dec. 26 and 27 for his final summit meeting with outgoing...

Japan's Important Role In Saudi's Vision 2030

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 12.01.2016 | World
Giorgio Cafiero

To encourage such stability and protect busy trade routes, Japan seeks to assert a more active role in the region as a promoter of conflict resolution.

Abe Faces Diplomatic Challenges Amid Uncertainties Surrounding S. Korea, U.S, China And Russia

AsiaToday | Posted 11.30.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[Source: AP, Yonhap News] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces some diplomatic challenges. Abe's diplomacy fa...

Japan PM Shinzo Abe Seeks To Build Trust With Donald Trump In First Meeting

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 11.17.2016 | World

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wants to build a relationship of trust when he meets U.S. President-elect Donald Trump this wee...

In the Era of Synopticon, We Are Being Watched

AsiaToday | Posted 11.14.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Yujin - "I can't afford to buy a house anyway. I'd rather go out for nice brunch." The youth of today will be outraged if y...

Imagining Donald Trump's Presidential Tweets

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

January 20, 2017 dawned bright. Temperatures approached the lows of the second Ronald Reagan inaugural, but that cold was nothing compared to the frig...

Abe, Putin and Xi's Strategies to Extend Their Term

AsiaToday | Posted 10.27.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Leaders of Japan, Russia, and China are paving the way to extend their tenure. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Disaster-hit Fukushima Could Host Olympic Events

AsiaToday | Posted 10.23.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach answers questions regarding the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after talks with Japanese Prime ...