Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
Asia Geopolitics
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
The Diplomat U.S. editors discuss recent developments on the Korean peninsula.
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
Evaluating the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
Flashpoints
Evaluating the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
In this week’s podcast, the U.S. team evaluates the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit and South Asian nuclear security.
Evaluating the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
Why Aren't Japanese Students Studying Abroad?
Japan Affairs
Why Aren't Japanese Students Studying Abroad?
The number of students pursuing education overseas dipped by nearly a third since 2004.
Why Aren't Japanese Students Studying Abroad?
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
Japan Affairs
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
With few willing to risk exposure to radiation, staffing agencies are exploiting unskilled laborers from across Japan.
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
The Implications of the Taiwan Protests
Asia Geopolitics
The Implications of the Taiwan Protests
In this week's podcast, the U.S. team discusses MH370, Taiwan protests, and the U.S.-Philippines naval agreement.
The Implications of the Taiwan Protests
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
Flashpoints
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
In their third podcast, the U.S. team discusses MH370 and the geopolitics of Afghanistan following NATO's withdrawal.
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
Japan Affairs
Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
According to a recent report, some Japanese women are embracing right-wing groups that operate mostly online.
Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
Will Six Party Talks Resume This Year?
Podcasts
Will Six Party Talks Resume This Year?
The Diplomat’s Zachary Keck and Ankit Panda discuss the terrorist attacks in China and North Korean diplomacy.
Will Six Party Talks Resume This Year?
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
Japan Affairs
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
Our Tokyo editors talk about controversial letters penned by Kamikaze pilots and more in this week's podcast.
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
U.S. Policy for the South China Sea
Asia Geopolitics
U.S. Policy for the South China Sea
The Diplomat's Zachary Keck and Ankit Panda discuss recent U.S. comments on the South China Sea, and much more.
U.S. Policy for the South China Sea
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
Japan Affairs
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
Our Tokyo editors discuss hardships faced by Fukushima's 136,000 displaced residents and more in this week's podcast.
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
What Do Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-Un Have In Common?
Japan Affairs
What Do Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-Un Have In Common?
Our Tokyo editors talk about South Korean attitudes toward Japan's leader and more in this week's podcast.
What Do Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-Un Have In Common?
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?
Japan Affairs
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?
Our Tokyo editors discuss Masuzoe's past gaffes, Sony's PC woes and newspapers for kids.
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?
A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
Japan Affairs
A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
Our Tokyo editors discuss the ongoing comfort women spat and a "Hokkaido boom" in snack foods.
A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
Japan Affairs
Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
Our Tokyo editors discuss the recent dolphin hunt and other Japan news.
Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
Interview: Francisco J. Sánchez
Features
Interview: Francisco J. Sánchez
As China and the U.S. hold annual trade talks, we speak with the U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade.
Interview: Francisco J. Sánchez
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