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US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
February 07, 2017
US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
A U.S. Navy ship successfully destroyed a ballistic missile target with a new “hit-to-kill” interceptor.
US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
February 06, 2017
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
Inada reiterates Japan's standing policy to not involve its forces in the South China Sea beyond training missions.
Japanese Defense Minister: Military 'Will Not Be Sent' to the South China Sea Alongside US
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
What the Trump-Turnbull Call Tells Us About the Future of US Alliances in Asia
February 03, 2017
What the Trump-Turnbull Call Tells Us About the Future of US Alliances in Asia
Does the example of the Trump-Turnbull call portend a downturn for U.S. alliances around the Asia-Pacific?
What the Trump-Turnbull Call Tells Us About the Future of US Alliances in Asia
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
January 27, 2017
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
In Asia next week, it's up to Mattis to salvage key relationships bruised by President Trump's campaign rhetoric.
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
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
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
December 23, 2016
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
The defense budget approved by Japan’s cabinet will see a moderate 1.4 percent increase from the previous year.
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
Japan's Asahi Spends $7.8 Billion, Moving into Eastern European Beer Market
December 20, 2016
Japan's Asahi Spends $7.8 Billion, Moving into Eastern European Beer Market
AB InBev and SABMiller have sold a host of brands to make way for their merging, and Japan's Asahi seeks to profit.
Japan's Asahi Spends $7.8 Billion, Moving into Eastern European Beer Market
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
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
The 'Pivot' Gets Trumped: The Asia-Pacific Under President Trump
November 10, 2016
The 'Pivot' Gets Trumped: The Asia-Pacific Under President Trump
What does a Trump presidency in the United States mean for East, Southeast, and South Asia? Our editors discuss.
The 'Pivot' Gets Trumped: The Asia-Pacific Under President Trump
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
October 28, 2016
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
Beijing slammed Japan’s air force for scrambling jets and locking radars on to Chinese military aircraft.
China Accuses Japan of Endangering its Military Aircraft
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
October 19, 2016
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
October 07, 2016
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
Recent developments have illustrated that Asia's middle powers are key drivers of strategic change.
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
October 07, 2016
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
The discreet temptation for a national nuclear deterrent has persisted for decades.
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
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