A Rare Japanese Jihadist
October 07, 2014
A Rare Japanese Jihadist
The Tokyo police are investigating a man who attempted to join IS.
A Rare Japanese Jihadist
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
October 06, 2014
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
Tokyo has Hong Kong interests to protect, but a possible summit in Beijing will trump them for now.
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
Japanese Banks Win Big in Myanmar
October 02, 2014
Japanese Banks Win Big in Myanmar
Myanmar is betting that Tokyo’s biggest banks will invest in comprehensive development.
Japanese Banks Win Big in Myanmar
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
September 12, 2014
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Shinzo Abe’s position on the Senkaku Islands dispute is wrongheaded, and the Japanese people know it.
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
September 11, 2014
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
A majority of Chinese believe their country will go to war with Japan in the future.
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
August 28, 2014
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
South Korean and Japanese leaders need to change the history narrative and focus on common security challenges.
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
Shinzo Abe Sent Note to Ceremony Honoring War Criminals
August 28, 2014
Shinzo Abe Sent Note to Ceremony Honoring War Criminals
The revelation will likely inhibit any improvement in relations between Japan and its neighbors in the short term.
Shinzo Abe Sent Note to Ceremony Honoring War Criminals
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
August 25, 2014
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
The debate over whether the U.S. would aid Japan in a fight against China misses the crucial question.
The US Will Defend Japan; The Question Is How?
Russia Conducts Military Drill on Disputed Kuril Islands
August 13, 2014
Russia Conducts Military Drill on Disputed Kuril Islands
Russia's military drills on the disputed islands are almost certainly in response to Japan's sanctions over the Ukraine.
Russia Conducts Military Drill on Disputed Kuril Islands
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
August 05, 2014
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
Even as it deepens ties with China, South Korea takes steps to bolster the U.S.-led regional order.
South Korea Is Not a Revisionist Power
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
August 01, 2014
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
In a move that will almost certainly anger China, Japan announced Friday that it is naming five of the disputed islands.
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
China, South Korea Establish Military Hotline
July 25, 2014
China, South Korea Establish Military Hotline
High-level defense officials met in Beijing to establish a hotline and discuss Japan's collective self-defense.
China, South Korea Establish Military Hotline
Isolating Japan By Other Means
July 10, 2014
Isolating Japan By Other Means
A China-South Korean Free Trade Agreement would boost Seoul even as it undercut Tokyo.
Isolating Japan By Other Means
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
July 08, 2014
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Tony Abbott will sign an agreement to open up cooperation on producing submarines.
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
July 08, 2014
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
Is Japan leaving Seoul and Washington in the cold as it pursues diplomacy with North Korea?
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
July 04, 2014
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
Why the U.S. and Russia should cooperate on n-security, Iran in Iraq, and Zheng He. Weekend links.
For Japan, What Comes After Collective Self-Defense?
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