Shutterstock Asia, Defense, New in Lobbying, Transparency, US-China tensions Report lays bare Japan’s $32 million lobbying spree and its impact on US defense by Julian Pecquet on November 19, 2020 Julian Pecquet Author More in Asia: South Koreans tap former congressman to lobby for US sign-off on economic cooperation with Pyongyang July 22, 2021 Chinese electric bus maker taps ex-senators for shot at billions in clean energy funds July 20, 2021 Lobby firm abandons $2 million Myanmar contract after failing to secure sanctions waivers July 13, 2021 A new report released today sheds light on Japan's massive lobbying spending in Washington and its impact on US defense policies amid rising tensions with China. An astounding 51 firms represForeign Lobby Report provides comprehensive coverage of the latest foreign lobbying news—who’s hired whom, and why—that you won’t get anywhere else. Purchase this article for $5.00 or subscribe for unlimited access. Already a subscriber? Sign in here.