The Trump Administration and the Northeast Asia Power Play

The Trump Administration is about to get a crash course in the dynamics of China, Japan and North and South Korea. This is one of the most complex military, economic and geopolitical tangles in the world. And these peoples have been playing their grand power games for literally thousands of years. Trump is like a […]…

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A New Tech Cluster is Born–How New Jobs Should Be Created

Everybody who read the New York Times this morning probably skipped over the usually dull Square Feet real estate column. But the careful reader discovered in the column that Manchester, New Hampshire is the scene of a new technology cluster being born. In old textile mills built in the 19th century, a center of regenerative […]…

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New York Times Rediscovers Japanese Car Story

One of the tragedies of the American media is that it has bled out an entire generation of reporters and writers who actually remember how certain issues got started and how they were resolved–or not resolved. The U.S.-Japanese auto imbalance is just one of those issues, as evidenced by this piece in today’s Times. There […]…

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