Good relations among the U.S., Japan, and China are fundamental to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region. The three countries realize that the rest of East Asia feels more secure when they are engaging one another – no country wants to have to choose among them – and the three acknowledge a responsibility to work out differences and improve cooperation for the benefit of their own national interests as well as for their ability to work productively with countries in the region.
Issues & Insights Vol. 04 – No. 06
August 1, 2004