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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
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
January 12, 2017
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
Both China and Japan should work together to map out how to survive the Trump era.
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
January 09, 2017
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
Despite a 2015 deal, the "comfort women" dispute between Japan and South Korea continues to have salience for bilateral ties.
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
Putin’s Visit to Japan and the Russia-Japan Summit
December 31, 2016
Putin’s Visit to Japan and the Russia-Japan Summit
The two leaders take another step towards the conclusion of a peace treaty.
Putin’s Visit to Japan and the Russia-Japan Summit
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
How Putin Outplayed Abe in Japan
December 23, 2016
How Putin Outplayed Abe in Japan
In this diplomatic sparring match, there was only one winner.
How Putin Outplayed Abe in Japan
How the Kuril Islands Are Testing Shinzo Abe's Statesmanship
December 22, 2016
How the Kuril Islands Are Testing Shinzo Abe's Statesmanship
The recent Russia-Japan summit could be best described as embarrassment for Abe and a major coup for Putin.
How the Kuril Islands Are Testing Shinzo Abe's Statesmanship
Russia-Japan Summit: No Grand Bargain Within Reach
December 21, 2016
Russia-Japan Summit: No Grand Bargain Within Reach
A mutually beneficial 'balance of power' based on territorial and security arrangements remains beyond reach.
Russia-Japan Summit: No Grand Bargain Within Reach
Groundhog Day in Japan
December 16, 2016
Groundhog Day in Japan
What to expect after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s term extension as leader of Japan’s ruling party.
Groundhog Day in Japan
The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal
December 12, 2016
The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal
The conclusion of an India-Japan deal for the transfer of ShinMaywa US-2 amphibious aircraft will bear immense strategic importance.
The Importance of a Japan-India Amphibious Aircraft Deal
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
December 10, 2016
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
Populism may be surging in the West, but it's a phenomenon across the Asia-Pacific as well.
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
US Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific: What Obama and Carter Will Leave Trump and Mattis
December 09, 2016
US Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific: What Obama and Carter Will Leave Trump and Mattis
What will the Obama administration leave the incoming administration on Asia defense policy?
US Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific: What Obama and Carter Will Leave Trump and Mattis
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
December 07, 2016
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
Japan is hoping for a breakthrough on a long-standing territorial dispute. That's not likely to happen.
Don’t Expect Surprises From Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Japan
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
December 06, 2016
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
In the twilight of Obama's presidency, Abe will be the first sitting Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
Women Will Save Japan
December 01, 2016
Women Will Save Japan
Improving women's political and economic participation will be central to preserving Japan's status as a global heavyweight.
Women Will Save Japan
What Should Shinzo Abe Say to Donald Trump?
November 16, 2016
What Should Shinzo Abe Say to Donald Trump?
Abe's goal is clear: convince Trump of the value of the U.S. alliance system.
What Should Shinzo Abe Say to Donald Trump?
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