The UK government’s proposed “breach” of its Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union is purely a negotiating ploy. Critics of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tactics must argue their case on pragmatic rather than legal grounds.
challenges critics of the UK government's Brexit strategy to argue their case on pragmatic rather than legal grounds.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s unexpected resignation for health reasons has ended the tenure of Japan’s longest-serving premier, raising questions about the future direction of economic and foreign policy. His successor, Yoshihide Suga, who was Abe’s closest ally in government, must now convince voters and the rest of the world that he is up to the job.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe managed to strike a delicate diplomatic balance between China and the United States. But as Sino-American tensions escalate, his successor, Yoshihide Suga, will find it increasingly difficult to avoid taking sides, especially on technology issues and security arrangements.
thinks the escalating US-China conflict may force new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to take sides.