Japan-U.S. Relations (Handout)

China-Japan ties at ‘historic turning point’ after Shinzo Abe’s visit, but can the goodwill hold? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s latest China visit marked a major effort to reset the tumultuous relations between the two Asian giants amid a backdrop of historical...

NATO (Handout)

1. NATO is seen favorably in many member countries, but almost half of Americans say it does too little Representatives from the 29 countries that form the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will gather for a summit this month in Brussels. The meeting takes...
The Catalonian Question

The Catalonian Question

THE CATALONIAN QUESTION   BACKGROUND   In April, WAC learned about the Catalonian desire to separate from Spain. To understand Spain’s cultural predicament, we must go back to the Reconquista1: Spain does not yet exist as a nation, instead there are six...