Japan’s Nuclear Power Quagmire
September 26, 2014
Japan’s Nuclear Power Quagmire
A mixture of government reassurances, cajoling and bad alternatives. Weekend Japanese energy links.
Japan’s Nuclear Power Quagmire
A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy
September 26, 2014
A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy
Abe touts his policy at the U.N., although its implementation will need to overcome cultural barriers.
A Checkup for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ Policy
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
September 25, 2014
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
Abe’s unrelenting schedule belies a group of allies eager for Japanese participation.
Japan’s Road Warrior Diplomacy
The Latest Sign of a China-Japan Thaw
September 25, 2014
The Latest Sign of a China-Japan Thaw
After a break of over 2 years, China and Japan restart maritime consultations, including talks on East China Sea issues.
The Latest Sign of a China-Japan Thaw
North Korea Walks Dangerous Line on Japanese Abductees
September 24, 2014
North Korea Walks Dangerous Line on Japanese Abductees
Pyongyang’s attempts at leverage could leave it out in the cold.
North Korea Walks Dangerous Line on Japanese Abductees
Japan’s Upcoming Sideline Sweep of China’s APEC Summit
September 22, 2014
Japan’s Upcoming Sideline Sweep of China’s APEC Summit
The meeting in Beijing could be Abe’s biggest diplomatic coup so far.
Japan’s Upcoming Sideline Sweep of China’s APEC Summit
Largest-Ever Japanese Business Delegation Heads to China
September 22, 2014
Largest-Ever Japanese Business Delegation Heads to China
The delegation of over 200 business executives may meet Xi Jinping.
Largest-Ever Japanese Business Delegation Heads to China
India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe Exchange Birthday Wishes... On Twitter
September 21, 2014
India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe Exchange Birthday Wishes... On Twitter
Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi take to Twitter to show off their friendship to the world.
India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe Exchange Birthday Wishes... On Twitter
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
September 18, 2014
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul may temporarily overlook diplomatic spats for economic gains.
Signs of Improvement in Frosty Northeast Asian Relations?
Modi’s Tokyo-Beijing Balancing Act
September 17, 2014
Modi’s Tokyo-Beijing Balancing Act
China’s enormous investments will continue to be tempered by border disputes.
Modi’s Tokyo-Beijing Balancing Act
Shinzo Abe’s Big Plans for the Coming Diet Session
September 16, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s Big Plans for the Coming Diet Session
The Japanese prime minister has his eye on tax reform and Japan’s looming population crisis.
Shinzo Abe’s Big Plans for the Coming Diet Session
History and the Possibility of Taiwan-Japan Relations
September 12, 2014
History and the Possibility of Taiwan-Japan Relations
Many Taiwanese have a surprisingly positive take on Japan’s colonial legacy, with memories that remain salient today.
History and the Possibility of Taiwan-Japan Relations
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
Shinzo Abe Has Visited a Quarter of the World's Countries in 20 Months: Why?
September 11, 2014
Shinzo Abe Has Visited a Quarter of the World's Countries in 20 Months: Why?
Is it mere wanderlust or do Abe's travels have broader significance?
Shinzo Abe Has Visited a Quarter of the World's Countries in 20 Months: Why?
Al-Qaeda & Japan's South Asian Pivots
September 10, 2014
Al-Qaeda & Japan's South Asian Pivots
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss Shinzo Abe's interest in South Asia and Al Qaeda's new wing.
Al-Qaeda & Japan's South Asian Pivots
Abe Cabinet Members in Neo-Nazi Photo-Op Fail
September 09, 2014
Abe Cabinet Members in Neo-Nazi Photo-Op Fail
Apparently inadvertent photos of two new right-wing members of the Cabinet could cost Abe key bilateral visits.
Abe Cabinet Members in Neo-Nazi Photo-Op Fail
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