Brent Scowcroft Center Senior Fellow Robert Manning writes for the Global Times on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the United States:

It isn’t just Asia that awaits Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s unprecedented address to a Joint Session of the US Congress on April 29. The US, no less than China and South Korea, is seeking an honest Japanese reckoning with history.

The focus of Abe’s state visit will be on trade and security, namely the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and finalizing the new US-Japan Defense Cooperation Guidelines to update the bilateral alliance. 

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