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What Does Brexit Mean for Abenomics in Japan?
June 28, 2016
What Does Brexit Mean for Abenomics in Japan?
The economic and political fallout from the UK referendum.
What Does Brexit Mean for Abenomics in Japan?
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
June 22, 2016
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
Tens of thousands of demonstrators attended the anti-U.S. military rally in Okinawa.
After Murder, Mass Protests in Okinawa Against US Bases
Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
June 16, 2016
Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
No other prime minister has held a tighter rein over Japan’s once-mighty bureaucracy. The change will outlast Abe.
Abe and the Bureacracy: Tightening the Reins
China: Pushing the Envelope in the East China Sea?
June 10, 2016
China: Pushing the Envelope in the East China Sea?
How the U.S. and Japan can respond to China's recent moves in the East China Sea.
China: Pushing the Envelope in the East China Sea?
Japan Gears up for Elections
June 09, 2016
Japan Gears up for Elections
Japan will head to the polls in July, but the result seems obvious already.
Japan Gears up for Elections
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
June 08, 2016
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
Sailors are also restricted to base after a series of crimes committed by U.S. personnel on the island.
US Navy Bans Alcohol Use for Okinawa Sailors
Is the Japan-Russia Honeymoon Over Before It Even Began?
June 08, 2016
Is the Japan-Russia Honeymoon Over Before It Even Began?
Japan and Russia's attempt at rapprochement once again runs straight into harsh geopolitical realities.
Is the Japan-Russia Honeymoon Over Before It Even Began?
Strategic Mercy: The Case for Japanese Hospital Ships
June 07, 2016
Strategic Mercy: The Case for Japanese Hospital Ships
The platform of a hospital ship seems tailor-made for Japan's situation -- yet the country doesn't have one.
Strategic Mercy: The Case for Japanese Hospital Ships
Japan Protests Chinese Construction in East China Sea
June 04, 2016
Japan Protests Chinese Construction in East China Sea
Once again, Japan criticizes China's gas projects in an undemarcated maritime area.
Japan Protests Chinese Construction in East China Sea
Will Islamists Force Japan to Abandon Pacifism?
June 01, 2016
Will Islamists Force Japan to Abandon Pacifism?
Yet another hostage-taking incident in the Middle East is sparking debates in Japan.
Will Islamists Force Japan to Abandon Pacifism?
Prospects for Russia-Japan Rapprochement
May 28, 2016
Prospects for Russia-Japan Rapprochement
How successful was Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent visit to Russia?
Prospects for Russia-Japan Rapprochement
US Military Personnel Arrested in Okinawa—Again
May 23, 2016
US Military Personnel Arrested in Okinawa—Again
A former U.S. marine is arrested for the murder or a 20-year-old woman, sparking protests in Japan.
US Military Personnel Arrested in Okinawa—Again
How China Boosts Japan's Security Role in Southeast Asia
May 16, 2016
How China Boosts Japan's Security Role in Southeast Asia
China's claims to the South China Sea are accelerating a trend of growing security cooperation between Japan and ASEAN.
How China Boosts Japan's Security Role in Southeast Asia
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
May 11, 2016
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
Japan will need to be careful not to let Obama's visit overshadow the G7 Summit.
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
Obama to Make Historic Visit to Hiroshima
May 10, 2016
Obama to Make Historic Visit to Hiroshima
Both domestic and international audiences will be watching the visit for an apology.
Obama to Make Historic Visit to Hiroshima
Taiwan, Japan to Seek Bilateral Talks on Fishing Spat
May 10, 2016
Taiwan, Japan to Seek Bilateral Talks on Fishing Spat
After sending Coast Guard vessels to conduct competing patrols near Okinotori Island, the two sides are ready to talk.
Taiwan, Japan to Seek Bilateral Talks on Fishing Spat
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