Criticism from some western media over China gaining control of the Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka continues. What are their concerns and more importantly, are they justified? Why is China willing to invest in the project? The focus of attention on the American Administration's proposed tariffs has shifted to Japan, as the US and Japan hold talks in Washington this week. What, if anything will come out of these talks?
Guests: Xu Qinduo - Senior Fellow at the Pangoal Institution
Madhav Nalapat - Professor in the Department of Geopolitics & International Relations at Manipal University
Tatsuo Nobu - Former President of the Japan Academy For International Trade and Business Einar Tangen - Political and Economic Affairs Commentator