Goodbye Rio, Hello Tokyo: The Outlook for the 2020 Olympics
August 23, 2016
Goodbye Rio, Hello Tokyo: The Outlook for the 2020 Olympics
With four years to go, Tokyo still has hurdles to clear to host the perfect Olympic Games.
Goodbye Rio, Hello Tokyo: The Outlook for the 2020 Olympics
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
August 16, 2016
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
The 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender saw several officials visit Yasukuni Shrine, although PM Abe did not.
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
Japan-China Relations at a Crossroads
July 22, 2016
Japan-China Relations at a Crossroads
Asia’s two biggest economic powers continue to struggle to find common ground.
Japan-China Relations at a Crossroads
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
July 20, 2016
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
An interview with Donna Weeks on Japan's election result and its implications for the future of Japanese politics.
Interview: Weak Japan Opposition Loses Ground
Japan and the West’s Crisis of Confidence
July 19, 2016
Japan and the West’s Crisis of Confidence
Japan has largely escaped the wave of turmoil gripping the West. Can it take advantage of the chance to lead?
Japan and the West’s Crisis of Confidence
How Specifically Does Japan's LDP Want to Revise the Constitution?
July 14, 2016
How Specifically Does Japan's LDP Want to Revise the Constitution?
A 2012 proposal for amending Japan's post-war constitution offers some guidance.
How Specifically Does Japan's LDP Want to Revise the Constitution?
Japan’s Elections: A Vote For Abenomics
July 13, 2016
Japan’s Elections: A Vote For Abenomics
The prime minister wins a mandate on further reforms. Can he deliver?
Japan’s Elections: A Vote For Abenomics
Japan Election Results: It's the Economy, Abe
July 12, 2016
Japan Election Results: It's the Economy, Abe
After a big victory by the ruling coalition, all eyes turn toward the potential for economic reforms.
Japan Election Results: It's the Economy, Abe
A Big Win for Japan's Ruling Coalition: Main Takeaways
July 12, 2016
A Big Win for Japan's Ruling Coalition: Main Takeaways
What the results of Japan's Upper House elections tells us about the state of Japanese politics.
A Big Win for Japan's Ruling Coalition: Main Takeaways
After Dhaka Attack Claims 7 Japanese Lives, Tokyo Steps up Counterterrorism
July 08, 2016
After Dhaka Attack Claims 7 Japanese Lives, Tokyo Steps up Counterterrorism
Japan's response, as usual, will involve foreign aid and assistance, rather than deploying military assets.
After Dhaka Attack Claims 7 Japanese Lives, Tokyo Steps up Counterterrorism
Shinzo Abe’s Developed Country Diplomacy
July 08, 2016
Shinzo Abe’s Developed Country Diplomacy
The Japanese prime minister has had his achievements, and some misfires.
Shinzo Abe’s Developed Country Diplomacy
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
July 08, 2016
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
Japan's deepening political, economic, and security ties with the U.K. now seem less consequential.
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
Abenomics Is Failing. So Why Is Abe Poised to Win Big in Japan's Elections?
July 05, 2016
Abenomics Is Failing. So Why Is Abe Poised to Win Big in Japan's Elections?
Despite little economic progress, Japan will vote for the status quo on July 10.
Abenomics Is Failing. So Why Is Abe Poised to Win Big in Japan's Elections?
What Does Brexit Mean for Abenomics in Japan?
June 28, 2016
What Does Brexit Mean for Abenomics in Japan?
The economic and political fallout from the UK referendum.
What Does Brexit Mean for Abenomics in Japan?
Second-Hand Japanese P-3C Orions Might Be the Right Call for Vietnam
June 27, 2016
Second-Hand Japanese P-3C Orions Might Be the Right Call for Vietnam
Is second-hand Japanese equipment the right option for Hanoi?
Second-Hand Japanese P-3C Orions Might Be the Right Call for Vietnam
Post-Brexit, What Are the Geopolitical and Economic Consequences for Asia?
June 25, 2016
Post-Brexit, What Are the Geopolitical and Economic Consequences for Asia?
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. How will that affect Asia?
Post-Brexit, What Are the Geopolitical and Economic Consequences for Asia?
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