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Japan Self-Defense Force Withdraws From South Sudan
March 13, 2017
Japan Self-Defense Force Withdraws From South Sudan
The decision highlights the domestic constraints on Japan's defense activities abroad.
Japan Self-Defense Force Withdraws From South Sudan
Far East Affairs: Mongolia and Japan
March 10, 2017
Far East Affairs: Mongolia and Japan
On February 24, 2017, Mongolia and Japan celebrated 45 years of diplomatic relations.
Far East Affairs: Mongolia and Japan
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
March 07, 2017
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
Will Japan use Trump's presidency as impetus to commit to a new Asian security architecture in the region?
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
February 28, 2017
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
The island of Iwo Jima plays an important role in U.S.-Japan reconciliation.
Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, Iwo Jima: The Pacific War and US-Japan Reconciliation
Why Japan Can't Criticize Trump's Refugee Ban
February 24, 2017
Why Japan Can't Criticize Trump's Refugee Ban
Trump's America isn't the only country turning its back on refugees. Japan is just as guilty.
Why Japan Can't Criticize Trump's Refugee Ban
Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty
February 23, 2017
Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty
With both countries concerned about U.S. leadership in Asia, a strong partnership looks more and more inevitable.
Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty
Japan-US Relations: Adapting to ‘New Management’
February 14, 2017
Japan-US Relations: Adapting to ‘New Management’
Will reassurances from the Abe-Trump meeting last?
Japan-US Relations: Adapting to ‘New Management’
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
February 10, 2017
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
Abe will need to build a relationship with Trump without sparking backlash at home.
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
Hereditary Politics in Japan: A Family Business
February 09, 2017
Hereditary Politics in Japan: A Family Business
Second-generation politicians are increasingly entrenched in Japan’s Diet and government.
Hereditary Politics in Japan: A Family Business
Japan’s Regional Strategy Reveals an Ally at Risk
February 06, 2017
Japan’s Regional Strategy Reveals an Ally at Risk
Washington is the glue that holds together whatever informal security arrangements Tokyo aspires to develop in Asia.
Japan’s Regional Strategy Reveals an Ally at Risk
Japan and France: Slowly but Surely Moving Forward on Security Cooperation
February 06, 2017
Japan and France: Slowly but Surely Moving Forward on Security Cooperation
Despite being geographically distant, France and Japan share a number of converging interests.
Japan and France: Slowly but Surely Moving Forward on Security Cooperation
In Japan, James Mattis May Reiterate US Commitment to Senkaku Defense
February 01, 2017
In Japan, James Mattis May Reiterate US Commitment to Senkaku Defense
Trump's defense secretary will reaffirm U.S. commitments to Japan under Article V when he visits this week.
In Japan, James Mattis May Reiterate US Commitment to Senkaku Defense
A Rising Sun Over the Antilles: Japan’s New Era of Caribbean Investment
January 26, 2017
A Rising Sun Over the Antilles: Japan’s New Era of Caribbean Investment
Over the past two years, Japan has stepped up its engagement with Caribbean nations.
A Rising Sun Over the Antilles: Japan’s New Era of Caribbean Investment
Why Japan Should Get Ready for 'Trump Shocks'
January 25, 2017
Why Japan Should Get Ready for 'Trump Shocks'
Like the "Nixon Shocks" of the 1970s, Trump's policies will have domestic consequences for Japan.
Why Japan Should Get Ready for 'Trump Shocks'
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
January 24, 2017
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
The uncertainty over U.S.-Philippine relations presents Tokyo with an opportunity to exercise leadership.
How Japan Plans to Counter China in Southeast Asia
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