A Japanese flag and a U.S. flag in front of a dark blue background (© Itsuo Inouye/AP)

Timeline of U.S.-Japan diplomatic history

For more than 70 years, Japan and the United States have been close allies, cooperating on many issues. Here's a timeline of their partnership.
Kamala Harris berbicara dengan sejumlah pekerja yang mengenakan celemek merah, membersihkan ikan, dengan latar belakang perahu-perahu kecil (© Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times/AP)

Partners in a prosperous and secure Indo-Pacific

The U.S. is strengthening partnerships in the Indo-Pacific. See how these efforts help countries meet 21st-century challenges.
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As variants surge, a global vaccination push

The United States and international partners are continuing to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in dozens of countries around the world.
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Quad partners help Indo-Pacific countries monitor waters

The U.S. is helping Indo-Pacific partners better monitor their ocean waters to combat illegal fishing and protect resources.
Kishida Fumio, President Biden and Narendra Modi standing next to one another (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Indo-Pacific partners plan fair and prosperous future

President Biden and other Indo-Pacific leaders announced a new economic framework to ensure fair and sustainable economic growth.
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The Quad: Meeting global challenges

Leaders from the Quad nations of the U.S., Australia, India and Japan will address COVID-19 and other challenges at a summit in Tokyo.
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Pacific countries stand with Ukraine

Numerous Pacific nations are sending humanitarian or military aid to Ukraine in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggression.
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Celebrating Asian language and culture in the U.S.

The U.S. government is funding translations of old Chinese and Japanese texts as well as studies of other Asian languages.
Antony Blinken, Hayashi Yoshimasa and Chung Eui-yong posing for photo together (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Blinken, partners advance Indo-Pacific cooperation

On a recent trip, Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Indo-Pacific partners to address the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges.