Off to Tokyo

Just a quick note to let folks know that I'm getting out of the Beltway a bit.  Some of you think that this it's vital to escape DC now and then.  I disagree as I know I'll be homesick quickly for the contrived, false, high stakes debates we love to concoct in Washington.

Seriously though, I'm off to do so Asia-watching in Japan and will be reporting back as soon as I land.

Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs. More

Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.

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