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Issues & Insights Vol. 07 – No. 06

Relations among the United States, Japan, and China are good. The various bilateral relationships are moving in the right direction and there are no obstacles to them continuing on their current trajectories. Nonetheless, positive relations among the three countries have not translated into a solid trilateral relationship. “Strategic Goals in U.S., Japan, and China Relations” sought to remedy that shortcoming by focusing on the fundamental concerns of the three countries and exploring ways they could work together to realize shared interests.