He gave his departing address at the National Press Club of Japan yesterday, expressing his joys and regrets from the four years he has had here representing American interests. His understanding of the North Korean abduction issue, and continued willingness to keep it in the public view on both sides of the Pacific may well be how he is best remembered here, but in fact he did well on most all issues facing our two countries.
You will be missed, Ambassador.
...sorely missed, if indeed the incoming administration intends to send over Joseph Nye.
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