Excellent: On Japan/Abe, Gerald Curtis, Columbia U. Poli-Sci Prof.

Abenomics has a direct impact upon the US and global economies.

Jonathan Tepperman, managing editor of Foreign Affairs, interviews Gerald Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, about Japan’s economic and political situation. Curtis comments on the effects of Prime Minister Shinz┼Ź Abe’s economic policy and discusses Abe’s cautious foreign policy practices.

Gerald Curtis on Japan Under Abe – YouTube.

See also: “Japan’s Cautious Hawks: Why Tokyo Is Unlikely to Pursue an Aggressive Foreign Policy,” by Gerald L. Curtis. Foreign Affairs. March/April 2013.