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Focus This Week
A New Era of Partnership?
Today, Camp David became a focal point once again as President Joe Biden and the leaders of Japan and South Korea met for a historic trilateral summit. Appearing jointly at a press conference following their meeting, Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, touted a “new era of partnership” that includes expanded security and economic cooperation, annual military exercises, and other mechanisms to deepen their alliance. The three leaders took special care to frame their meeting, saying it was “not about China.” However, it is widely seen as a move to counter China’s growing influence in the region, with a number of potential flashpoint issues such as Taiwan, the South China Sea, and a nuclearized North Korea. Read More