Joshua Walker

Joshua W. Walker

Dr. Joshua W. Walker is the President and CEO of the Japan Society in New York City and previously served from 2017 to 2019 as the Global Head of Strategic Initiatives and Japan in the Office of the President at Eurasia Group, the world’s leading political risk consultancy.

Abdicating or Adjudicating America’s Grand Strategy Under Trump

During Trump’s presidency, America’s role as the world leader has been questioned by allies, adversaries, and the president himself.

NATO Summit Wasn't a Complete Disaster, but Trump Is Undermining the Alliance
Trump Undermined Alliance at NATO Summit

Destroying institutions like NATO rarely happens in a spectacular blowup. Rather, it happens through a gradual undermining of members’ commitments and values.

America’s Imperfect Ally: Turkey Election is an Opportune Time to Engage
America’s Imperfect Ally: Turkey’s Election is an Opportune Time to Engage

Despite tensions between Ankara and Washington, saving Turkey as an ally is worth it.

Moving Beyond the G7: America’s Self-Inflicted Rejection of Allies
Moving Beyond the G7: America’s Self-Inflicted Rejection of Allies

Trump has a better chance of averting a trade war with China than with the G7.