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No Peace Deal for Russia and Japan, But Slow Progress
December 17, 2016
No Peace Deal for Russia and Japan, But Slow Progress
Siberian energy deals are set to warm Japan-Russia ties while the peace treaty is put on ice.
No Peace Deal for Russia and Japan, But Slow Progress
Groundhog Day in Japan
December 16, 2016
Groundhog Day in Japan
What to expect after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s term extension as leader of Japan’s ruling party.
Groundhog Day in Japan
The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal
December 12, 2016
The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal
The conclusion of an India-Japan deal for the transfer of ShinMaywa US-2 amphibious aircraft will bear immense strategic importance.
The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal
Japan Should Reconsider Joining AIIB
December 10, 2016
Japan Should Reconsider Joining AIIB
Now that the Chinese-led bank has begun operations, Japan's concerns have largely been addressed.
Japan Should Reconsider Joining AIIB
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
December 07, 2016
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
Japan is hoping for a breakthrough on a long-standing territorial dispute. That's not likely to happen.
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
December 06, 2016
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
What to watch for during the Japanese prime minister's historic trip.
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
December 06, 2016
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
In the twilight of Obama's presidency, Abe will be the first sitting Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
November 30, 2016
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
A bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan would leave other would-be TPP members behind.
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
Japan Gets Serious About THAAD
November 26, 2016
Japan Gets Serious About THAAD
After South Korea, Japan may become the second Northeast Asian state to deploy the THAAD system.
Japan Gets Serious About THAAD
Crime Among Japan's Elderly and Labor Productivity
November 23, 2016
Crime Among Japan's Elderly and Labor Productivity
The phenomenon may be suggestive of an underlying economic opportunity for Japan.
Crime Among Japan's Elderly and Labor Productivity
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
November 22, 2016
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
The earthquake took place 32 miles off the Japanese mainland, in the Pacific Ocean.
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
What Should Shinzo Abe Say to Donald Trump?
November 16, 2016
What Should Shinzo Abe Say to Donald Trump?
Abe's goal is clear: convince Trump of the value of the U.S. alliance system.
What Should Shinzo Abe Say to Donald Trump?
Japan and the Abdication of the Emperor
November 15, 2016
Japan and the Abdication of the Emperor
How might the Abe government address the sensitive issue of abdication?
Japan and the Abdication of the Emperor
Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum
November 15, 2016
Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum
A look at the challenges faced by Chinese migrant workers in Japan's construction industry.
Japan's Migrant Worker Conundrum
Japan's Abe to Meet President-Elect Trump. Why Now?
November 11, 2016
Japan's Abe to Meet President-Elect Trump. Why Now?
Why is Japan's prime minister in such a rush to meet the next U.S. president?
Japan's Abe to Meet President-Elect Trump. Why Now?
Leveraging the Third Offset Strategy in the US-Japan Alliance
October 28, 2016
Leveraging the Third Offset Strategy in the US-Japan Alliance
The innovation central to the Third Offset Strategy could take the U.S.-Japan alliance even higher.
Leveraging the Third Offset Strategy in the US-Japan Alliance
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