Have Aliens Tried to Invade Japan?
April 03, 2015
Have Aliens Tried to Invade Japan?
Japan's Defense Minister faced unusual questions from a lawmaker this week.
Have Aliens Tried to Invade Japan?
India and Japan Continue to Deepen Their Defense Ties
April 01, 2015
India and Japan Continue to Deepen Their Defense Ties
China is driving Asia's second- and third-biggest military spenders closer.
India and Japan Continue to Deepen Their Defense Ties
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
March 21, 2015
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
Plus, Japan and Australia plan to buy Ospreys, China picks a new diplomat for Pyongyang, and more. Security links.
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
3 Countries Asked to Bid for Largest-Ever Australian Defense Contract
February 24, 2015
3 Countries Asked to Bid for Largest-Ever Australian Defense Contract
A competitive evaluation process will take 10 months to complete.
3 Countries Asked to Bid for Largest-Ever Australian Defense Contract
Japan Hit by Cyberattacks at an Unprecedented Level
February 20, 2015
Japan Hit by Cyberattacks at an Unprecedented Level
Japan is trying to battle cyber attacks through increased international cooperation.
Japan Hit by Cyberattacks at an Unprecedented Level
 This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
February 20, 2015
This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
In order to win, Japan should give China a dose of its own medicine.
This is Japan’s Best Strategy to Defeat China at Sea
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
February 12, 2015
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Yang Hengjun reflects on the role of reporters -- and the risks they face each day.
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
January 24, 2015
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Angela Merkel is aggressively pushing for Germany to win a contract to build 12 submarines.
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Despite IS Hostage Crisis, PM Abe Brings Japan Closer to Israel
January 23, 2015
Despite IS Hostage Crisis, PM Abe Brings Japan Closer to Israel
By forging closer ties with Israel, Shinzo Abe is trying to make Japan geopolitically more relevant.
Despite IS Hostage Crisis, PM Abe Brings Japan Closer to Israel
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
January 10, 2015
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
The Diplomat's editors kick off 2015 with a discussion of the geopolitical trends to watch in the Asia-Pacific.
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
November 05, 2014
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
The Philippines is seeking to indirectly link its territorial problems with Japanese normalization.
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
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
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