US-Japan & Japanese Perception
Japan views its military and overall relationship with the US as increasingly favorable. The 2016 election in the US played much differently in Japan; issues of race and immigration were strong contending points for US voters but they hold much less weight in Japanese politics. Scott Seaman of Eurasia Group discusses the relationship here.
This video includes references to the Eurasia Group Foundation, now known as the Eurasia Group Institute for Global Affairs.