Interviews | Diplomacy | East Asia

Shinzo Abe’s Historic US Visit

Jim Schoff speaks with The Diplomat about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to the United States.

Shannon Tiezzi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to the United States has been full of key moments — the roll-out of new defense guidelines for the U.S.-Japan alliance, a keenly anticipated speech before a joint session of Congress, and the final push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Jim Schoff, a Senior Associate in the Carnegie Asia program, sits down with The Diplomat to go over the highlights.