US President Donald Trump is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he arrives to play golf at the Mobara Country Club in Mobara, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on May 26. Photo: Reuters
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Donald Trump has a friend in Japan, even as the trade war puts US alliances to the test

  • America’s relations with its allies will be sorely tested by the economic fallout of the escalating trade war, which increasingly shows the US president is mistaken in believing China will cave in quickly when under pressure

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US President Donald Trump is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he arrives to play golf at the Mobara Country Club in Mobara, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on May 26. Photo: Reuters
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