Shinzo Abe

South Korea can’t resist shading Japan at its dinner for Trump

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on South Korea can’t resist shading Japan at its dinner for Trump
US president Donald Trump arrived in South Korea today (Nov. 7) after spending two days in Japan at the start of his lengthy Asia tour. In contrast to Trump’s “wonderful” friend Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, South Korean president Moon Jae-in’s relationship with the US president is noticeably less close. In addition to lacking a Read More

Abe’s hosting of Trump was a masterclass in “golf diplomacy”

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Abe’s hosting of Trump was a masterclass in “golf diplomacy”
When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe shook hands with brand-new US president Donald Trump in February, Abe’s frustration was palpable. After Trump released Abe from an uncomfortably long, awkward grasp, Abe even inadvertently rolled his eyes. His dealings with Trump over the past two days in Japan, though, were a masterclass in gracious hosting. “We Read More