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Clint Richards

Clint Richards

Clint Richards is an Associate Editor of The Diplomat.

He has worked as an open-source intelligence analyst with Stratfor Global Intelligence and as a geopolitical risk management consultant where he writes his own blog, Asia to Africa Intel. He has worked in the field of geopolitics from Seoul and is currently based in Tokyo. He is also an analytical contributor for Enquirisk, The International Security Observer, and Wikistrat.

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Posts by Clint Richards
November 21, 2014

Can Japan’s Corporations Kick-Start Recovery?

By Clint Richards
Record corporate dividends have not translated into higher wages and a “virtuous economic cycle.”

November 21, 2014

Jokowi’s Big Energy ‘Swing’

By Clint Richards
Subsidy cuts and tax holidays may jumpstart investment, but minimum safety nets should be maintained.
November 20, 2014

North Korea: Old Threats Meet a New International Attack

By Clint Richards
Renewed nuclear test threats are old tactics, as allies will keep Pyongyang from the ICC.

November 20, 2014

Australia Wants Japanese Sub Propulsion

By Clint Richards
Size, technology and stealth are proving too great a draw for Canberra.

November 19, 2014

Shinzo Abe’s Next Steps

By Clint Richards
An election, tax delay, and stimulus package show the premier is intent on securing his legacy.

November 19, 2014

The Long Haul for Fukushima

By Clint Richards
Costs and complications of the cleanup underscore the magnitude of Japan’s nuclear question.
November 18, 2014

Okinawa’s Election Fallout for the US-Japan Alliance

By Clint Richards
An inability to reach a settlement could have implications for the effectiveness of allied forces in the region.

November 18, 2014

Australia’s FTA Balancing Act

By Clint Richards
New Chinese and Indian agreements highlight Canberra’s evolving Indo-Pacific trade strategy.

November 17, 2014

Japan’s G20 Scorecard

By Clint Richards
Japanese officials conduct a full-court press on the last leg of their multilateral tour.

November 17, 2014

Recession Returns to Japan

By Clint Richards
Monday’s dismal figures put Japan on track for elections and a further tax delay.

November 14, 2014

DPRK Special Envoy to Russia as UN ‘Atrocities’ Vote Looms

By Clint Richards
Plus a recap of trilateral meetings. Regional foreign affairs weekly wrap-up.
November 14, 2014

Abe’s Tax Increase Gamble

By Clint Richards
As opposition to the tax builds, Japan must find a way to support its bold economic moves.

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