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Japan's Practical Taiwan Policy
April 14, 2017
Japan's Practical Taiwan Policy
What's driving Japan's outreach toward Taiwan?
Japan's Practical Taiwan Policy
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
April 08, 2017
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
A look at what China, Indonesia, Australia, and other Asian states had to say about the strike.
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
Abe Scraps Japan's 1 Percent GDP Defense Spending Cap
March 29, 2017
Abe Scraps Japan's 1 Percent GDP Defense Spending Cap
The announcement removes one of the major obstacles to Japan's defense transformation.
Abe Scraps Japan's 1 Percent GDP Defense Spending Cap
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
March 18, 2017
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
Military cooperation might seem like a faraway dream, but there are good reasons for both sides to explore options.
Exploring the Possibility of Defense Relations Between Iran and Japan
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
March 07, 2017
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
Will Japan use Trump's presidency as impetus to commit to a new Asian security architecture in the region?
Abe’s Trump Challenge and Japan's Foreign Policy Choices
Japan-US Relations: Adapting to ‘New Management’
February 14, 2017
Japan-US Relations: Adapting to ‘New Management’
Will reassurances from the Abe-Trump meeting last?
Japan-US Relations: Adapting to ‘New Management’
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
February 12, 2017
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Tokyo and Washington look to take the bilateral track but a slimmed-down TPP may still live on.
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
February 10, 2017
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
Abe will need to build a relationship with Trump without sparking backlash at home.
Abe Comes to Washington: A Tough Balancing Act
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
February 07, 2017
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
China's latest East China Sea incursion comes days after the U.S. defense secretary's visit to Tokyo.
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
The US-India-Japan Trilateral: Economic Foundation for a Grand Strategy
February 04, 2017
The US-India-Japan Trilateral: Economic Foundation for a Grand Strategy
What happens when the world’s oldest, largest, and most responsible democracies meet?
The US-India-Japan Trilateral: Economic Foundation for a Grand Strategy
The Significance of Abe’s Pearl Harbor Visit
January 25, 2017
The Significance of Abe’s Pearl Harbor Visit
The Japanese prime minister’s visit shows that liberals don’t have the monopoly on reconciliation.
The Significance of Abe’s Pearl Harbor Visit
From ‘Infamy’ to ‘Reconciliation’ – Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor
January 25, 2017
From ‘Infamy’ to ‘Reconciliation’ – Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor
A shift in perceptions could change the direction of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
From ‘Infamy’ to ‘Reconciliation’ – Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to Pearl Harbor
Can Asia Pick up the Pieces From TPP?
January 24, 2017
Can Asia Pick up the Pieces From TPP?
With the U.S. officially out of TPP, what options remain for the Asian signatories?
Can Asia Pick up the Pieces From TPP?
Can Japan Lead Asia's Economic Order?
January 20, 2017
Can Japan Lead Asia's Economic Order?
Tokyo can be a champion of the economic order if Abe is prepared to lead.
Can Japan Lead Asia's Economic Order?
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
January 17, 2017
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
In Hanoi, Shinzo Abe reiterates that Japan will sell Vietnam six new patrol boats.
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
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