Australia-Japan Talk Closer Military Ties at Pacific Meeting
May 25, 2015
Australia-Japan Talk Closer Military Ties at Pacific Meeting
The two countries plan to facilitate joint military exercises.
Australia-Japan Talk Closer Military Ties at Pacific Meeting
Japan Ups Ante On AIIB
May 23, 2015
Japan Ups Ante On AIIB
Shinzo Abe announces a big increase in infrastructure investment in Asia.
Japan Ups Ante On AIIB
The Japanese Defense Reform No One Is Talking About
May 16, 2015
The Japanese Defense Reform No One Is Talking About
Don't overlook Japan's "unspoken” defense reform agenda: defense acquisition.
The Japanese Defense Reform No One Is Talking About
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
May 15, 2015
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Two new bills could revolutionize the Japanese military's ability to fight abroad.
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
The Dangerous Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines Revisions
May 13, 2015
The Dangerous Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines Revisions
A Japanese opposition leader on what is wrong with the changes to The Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation.
The Dangerous Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines Revisions
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
May 13, 2015
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
Yasukuni Shrine will continue to compromise any apology that Japan’s leaders can offer.
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
Shinzo Abe’s ‘Glass Jaw’ and Media Muzzling in Japan
May 08, 2015
Shinzo Abe’s ‘Glass Jaw’ and Media Muzzling in Japan
The pressure on the press, both domestic and foreign, in Japan has been unprecedented under Abe.
Shinzo Abe’s ‘Glass Jaw’ and Media Muzzling in Japan
U.S.-Japan: A Pacific Alliance Transformed
May 04, 2015
U.S.-Japan: A Pacific Alliance Transformed
The new defense guidelines have the potential to mark a new era in the U.S-Japan alliance.
U.S.-Japan: A Pacific Alliance Transformed
A Deepening US-Japan Alliance: Be Careful What You Wish For
May 01, 2015
A Deepening US-Japan Alliance: Be Careful What You Wish For
A deepening U.S.-Japan alliance might actually hurt Japan's security interests
A Deepening US-Japan Alliance: Be Careful What You Wish For
Can Shinzo Abe Inspire Silicon Valley's Dynamism in Japan?
May 01, 2015
Can Shinzo Abe Inspire Silicon Valley's Dynamism in Japan?
In a speech at Stanford University today, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lauded California's culture of innovation. Can he bring that spirit back to Japan?
Can Shinzo Abe Inspire Silicon Valley's Dynamism in Japan?
Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
April 29, 2015
Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
Although hardly without blemish, Japan has been remarkably forthcoming about its wartime past.
Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
April 28, 2015
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
The United States' alliance with Japan can grow stronger still.
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
April 27, 2015
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
A man claims he landed the drone on Abe's office roof to protest plans to restart nuclear power plants.
Who Landed a Radioactive Drone on Shinzo Abe's Roof?
Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
April 27, 2015
Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
Addressing the U.S. Congress on Hirohito’s birthday is an insult to Pacific War veterans.
Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
April 27, 2015
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
Plus, U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, North Korea's nuclear program, and the best kept secret of defense analysis.
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
China, Japan Spar Over Future of Asia-Africa Cooperation
April 23, 2015
China, Japan Spar Over Future of Asia-Africa Cooperation
While commemorating the 1955 Bandung Conference, China and Japan lay out competing visions for Asia and Africa.
China, Japan Spar Over Future of Asia-Africa Cooperation
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