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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
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
January 12, 2017
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
Both China and Japan should work together to map out how to survive the Trump era.
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
Facing North Korean Threat, Japan Plans Ballistic Missile Evacuation Drills
January 06, 2017
Facing North Korean Threat, Japan Plans Ballistic Missile Evacuation Drills
In a first, Japan will use its nationwide J-Alert system to coordinate evacuation drills for a ballistic missile attack.
Facing North Korean Threat, Japan Plans Ballistic Missile Evacuation Drills
Putin’s Visit to Japan and the Russia-Japan Summit
December 31, 2016
Putin’s Visit to Japan and the Russia-Japan Summit
The two leaders take another step towards the conclusion of a peace treaty.
Putin’s Visit to Japan and the Russia-Japan Summit
Abe in Pearl Harbor: From Remembrance to Reconciliation
December 29, 2016
Abe in Pearl Harbor: From Remembrance to Reconciliation
The Japanese prime minister's visit to Pearl Harbor is a new step forward in postwar reconciliation.
Abe in Pearl Harbor: From Remembrance to Reconciliation
Reluctant Military Power: Japan Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo
December 22, 2016
Reluctant Military Power: Japan Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo
Japan will oppose a U.N. Security Council resolution that would impose an arms embargo on South Sudan.
Reluctant Military Power: Japan Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo
Japanese Civil Society Is Helping Support Refugee Entrepreneurs
December 21, 2016
Japanese Civil Society Is Helping Support Refugee Entrepreneurs
Japan's government may be reluctant to open borders, but civil society is more welcoming.
Japanese Civil Society Is Helping Support Refugee Entrepreneurs
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