What to Expect From Abe's US Visit
April 23, 2015
What to Expect From Abe's US Visit
Security issues and the TPP -- but not history -- will feature prominently during Abe's first state visit to Washington.
What to Expect From Abe's US Visit
Japan's Increasingly Uncertain Security Environment
April 21, 2015
Japan's Increasingly Uncertain Security Environment
Japan's defense reforms are motivated by perceived security threats in the region.
Japan's Increasingly Uncertain Security Environment
US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment
April 21, 2015
US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment
Contrary to popular belief, the trilateral security cooperation isn't all about keeping China in check.
US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment
US Tries to Get Japan, South Korea to Put the Past Behind Them
April 18, 2015
US Tries to Get Japan, South Korea to Put the Past Behind Them
The U.S. hosts trilateral talks in an attempt to further cooperation between its two allies.
US Tries to Get Japan, South Korea to Put the Past Behind Them
US, Japan Talk Okinawa, Defense Guidelines During Carter's Visit
April 10, 2015
US, Japan Talk Okinawa, Defense Guidelines During Carter's Visit
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made his first trip to Tokyo this week.
US, Japan Talk Okinawa, Defense Guidelines During Carter's Visit
Why Japan's Textbook Controversy Is Getting Worse
April 08, 2015
Why Japan's Textbook Controversy Is Getting Worse
Both international and domestic factors are feeding Japan's history textbook "war" with South Korea.
Why Japan's Textbook Controversy Is Getting Worse
How Do the United States and Japan See Each Other?
April 08, 2015
How Do the United States and Japan See Each Other?
A new study sheds light on public attitudes in the United States and Japan.
How Do the United States and Japan See Each Other?
Can the US Nudge Japan and South Korea Closer Together?
April 02, 2015
Can the US Nudge Japan and South Korea Closer Together?
The U.S. is pushing for more cooperation between its allies. Are those efforts bearing fruit?
Can the US Nudge Japan and South Korea Closer Together?
Japan Punishes North Korea For Reporting Delay on Abductees
April 01, 2015
Japan Punishes North Korea For Reporting Delay on Abductees
Japan has heard nothing from Pyongyang about its internal investigation into the fates of Japanese abductees.
Japan Punishes North Korea For Reporting Delay on Abductees
Japan's Tangled Ties With Russia
April 01, 2015
Japan's Tangled Ties With Russia
Japan's relationship with Russia will remain stalled as long as the Ukraine crisis continues.
Japan's Tangled Ties With Russia
Okinawa Pushes Back Against US Base Relocation
March 31, 2015
Okinawa Pushes Back Against US Base Relocation
Trouble in Okinawa could have serious repercussions for the Japan-U.S. alliance.
Okinawa Pushes Back Against US Base Relocation
Japan's Argument for Collective Self-Defense
March 30, 2015
Japan's Argument for Collective Self-Defense
LDP official Masahiko Komura makes the case for collective self-defense after meeting with US Defense Secretary Carter.
Japan's Argument for Collective Self-Defense
Will Japan Cooperate With China's Infrastructure Bank?
March 27, 2015
Will Japan Cooperate With China's Infrastructure Bank?
As countries line up to join China's AIIB, Japan has a decision to make.
Will Japan Cooperate With China's Infrastructure Bank?
Japan’s Abe Invited to Address Joint Session of US Congress
March 21, 2015
Japan’s Abe Invited to Address Joint Session of US Congress
The speech has yet to be officially announced, but expectations are already rising.
Japan’s Abe Invited to Address Joint Session of US Congress
3 Japanese Dead in Tunisia Attack
March 20, 2015
3 Japanese Dead in Tunisia Attack
Once again, Japanese nationals abroad fall victim to a terrorist group.
3 Japanese Dead in Tunisia Attack
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
March 18, 2015
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
While hosting a UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Japan shares hard lessons from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
4 Years Later, What Japan Can Teach the World About Disaster Preparedness
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