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In Asia, TPP Sparks Interest and Concern

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal agreed to by twelve Pacific Rim countries Tuesday and voiced support for China to join.   “It would contribute largely to our nation's security and Asia-Pacific regional stability, and it would have significant strategic meaning if China joined the system in the future," Prime Minister Abe said at a news conference. Advocates of the United States-led agreement that would liberalize trade...

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