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Issues & Insights Vol. 04 – No. 06

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.