Obama And Hiroshima: Symbolism And Substance
May 20, 2016
Obama And Hiroshima: Symbolism And Substance
Insights from Gregory Kulacki
Obama And Hiroshima: Symbolism And Substance
Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
May 15, 2016
Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
Bowing to economic realities, the Japanese PM will reportedly postpone the next consumption tax hike.
Japan: Abe Set to Delay Next Tax Hike
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
May 11, 2016
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
Japan will need to be careful not to let Obama's visit overshadow the G7 Summit.
What to Expect From Obama's Hiroshima Visit
The New Nationalism: 'Make My Country Great Again'
May 10, 2016
The New Nationalism: 'Make My Country Great Again'
Xi's China Dream meets Trump's "Make America Great Again."
The New Nationalism: 'Make My Country Great Again'
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
April 30, 2016
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
The Diplomat's defense editors discuss Australia's recent Collins-class replacement decision.
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
Japan’s Double Standard on Freedoms and Rule of Law
April 20, 2016
Japan’s Double Standard on Freedoms and Rule of Law
PM Shinzo Abe is maintaining a double standard on democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
Japan’s Double Standard on Freedoms and Rule of Law
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
April 12, 2016
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
The Chinese foreign ministry strongly condemned the G7 ministers' statement in Hiroshima.
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
On Nuclear Summit Sidelines, US, South Korea, and Japan Stand Against North Korea
April 01, 2016
On Nuclear Summit Sidelines, US, South Korea, and Japan Stand Against North Korea
Obama, Park, and Abe emphasized their common position on North Korea's recent nuclear provocations.
On Nuclear Summit Sidelines, US, South Korea, and Japan Stand Against North Korea
Why China Should Not Worry About Japan’s New Security Laws
March 31, 2016
Why China Should Not Worry About Japan’s New Security Laws
Little will change (for now).
Why China Should Not Worry About Japan’s New Security Laws
Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Upcoming Election Test
March 24, 2016
Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Upcoming Election Test
Will Japan’s farmers revolt against the LDP in the July Upper House election?
Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Upcoming Election Test
Japan: Why the TPP Bill Will Pass the Diet
March 19, 2016
Japan: Why the TPP Bill Will Pass the Diet
Despite opposition efforts, here is why the bill will pass through parliament.
Japan: Why the TPP Bill Will Pass the Diet
Japan's Declining Place in Chinese Diplomacy
March 16, 2016
Japan's Declining Place in Chinese Diplomacy
With Japan dismissive of China's "Belt and Road," Tokyo is losing prominence in Chinese foreign policy.
Japan's Declining Place in Chinese Diplomacy
Japan's Evolving Role in the UN
March 15, 2016
Japan's Evolving Role in the UN
Can Japan continue to be a "peace enabler" in the United Nations?
Japan's Evolving Role in the UN
Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
March 14, 2016
Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
The most obvious flaw in Japan's nuclear policy -- reprocessing nuclear waste -- receives the least attention.
Japan's Flawed Nuclear Policy
Tokyo, Okinawa Avoid Court Battle Over Futenma Base Issue
March 11, 2016
Tokyo, Okinawa Avoid Court Battle Over Futenma Base Issue
In the latest twist in the Futenma relocation saga, Tokyo and Okinawa have shelved their court cases.
Tokyo, Okinawa Avoid Court Battle Over Futenma Base Issue
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
March 09, 2016
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
Despite advances in 2015, Wang Yi sees an uncertain future ahead for China-Japan relations.
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
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