Japan Unveils New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
January 29, 2016
Japan Unveils New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
Tokyo’s first domestically produced stealth fighter prototype was unveiled to the media this week.
Japan Unveils New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
Why Did Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Circumnavigate Japan?
January 27, 2016
Why Did Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Circumnavigate Japan?
Continued Russian bomber flybys near Japanese airspace suggest that the bilateral relationship remains cool.
Why Did Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Circumnavigate Japan?
Has Germany Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs?
January 23, 2016
Has Germany Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs?
A German bid is reportedly losing ground over technical concerns.
Has Germany Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs?
Japan’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter to Make Maiden Flight in Early 2016
January 04, 2016
Japan’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter to Make Maiden Flight in Early 2016
According to Japan’s Defense Ministry, the maiden flight will be preceded by taxiing and ground trials.
Japan’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter to Make Maiden Flight in Early 2016
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget
December 28, 2015
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget
Japanese defense spending will increase 1.5 percent during the next fiscal year.
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget
Why Post-WWII Reconciliation Failed in East Asia
December 19, 2015
Why Post-WWII Reconciliation Failed in East Asia
The legacy of the war endures, impacting modern regional relations.
Why Post-WWII Reconciliation Failed in East Asia
The Lessons of Pearl Harbor: Fear Itself, Then and Now
December 08, 2015
The Lessons of Pearl Harbor: Fear Itself, Then and Now
Remembering the dual legacy of December 7, 1941.
The Lessons of Pearl Harbor: Fear Itself, Then and Now
Can Eurofighter Beat Its Competition on the Asian Market?
December 04, 2015
Can Eurofighter Beat Its Competition on the Asian Market?
The Typhoon is a good fighter but faces keen competition in Asian markets.
Can Eurofighter Beat Its Competition on the Asian Market?
US Approves Sale of 3 Global Hawk Drones to Japan
November 24, 2015
US Approves Sale of 3 Global Hawk Drones to Japan
The U.S. State Department approved a $1.2 billion arms deal with Japan.
US Approves Sale of 3 Global Hawk Drones to Japan
Japan Faces a Possible Mob War After Yakuza Gang Fractures
November 20, 2015
Japan Faces a Possible Mob War After Yakuza Gang Fractures
After a schism in their ranks, the Yakuza may erupt in violence in Japan.
Japan Faces a Possible Mob War After Yakuza Gang Fractures
Remembering Texas and the Battle of the Alamo in Japan
November 11, 2015
Remembering Texas and the Battle of the Alamo in Japan
How a poem by a Japanese scholar further glorified the most mythologized event in the history of Texas.
Remembering Texas and the Battle of the Alamo in Japan
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
November 07, 2015
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
The China-Japan-South Korea trilateral was a good thing for Japan, but much work lies ahead.
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
How the Rest of Asia Reacted to US Navy Patrol Near China's Man-Made Island
October 28, 2015
How the Rest of Asia Reacted to US Navy Patrol Near China's Man-Made Island
We know China wasn't happy. What about everyone else?
How the Rest of Asia Reacted to US Navy Patrol Near China's Man-Made Island
Is Japan Trying to Counter China in Central Asia?
October 28, 2015
Is Japan Trying to Counter China in Central Asia?
Central Asia may have that economic frontier feel, but China (and Russia) have prior claims.
Is Japan Trying to Counter China in Central Asia?
Putin’s Visit to Japan Indefinitely Postponed
October 16, 2015
Putin’s Visit to Japan Indefinitely Postponed
The “environment is not suitable for a visit” at this time.
Putin’s Visit to Japan Indefinitely Postponed
Japan’s Largest Company Is ISIS’ Car Maker of Choice
October 08, 2015
Japan’s Largest Company Is ISIS’ Car Maker of Choice
How did so many Toyota pickup trucks and SUVs end up in the hands of ISIS?
Japan’s Largest Company Is ISIS’ Car Maker of Choice
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