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Japan’s Births and Marriages Spiral to Record Low
January 04, 2018
Japan’s Births and Marriages Spiral to Record Low
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to address the issue of an aging society, but the data is not encouraging.
Japan’s Births and Marriages Spiral to Record Low
Japan's Defense Policy Decisions in 2018
January 03, 2018
Japan's Defense Policy Decisions in 2018
How will Japan make the most of a limited defense budget amid rising threats?
Japan's Defense Policy Decisions in 2018
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
December 30, 2017
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
South Korea's Moon Jae-in has domestic political reasons for reopening the agreement.
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
December 29, 2017
Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
Xi Jinping met with a Japanese delegation led by Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of Japan's LDP, in Beijing.
Abe Sends Representative to Invite Xi to Japan Again
Japan’s Nuclear Exports: Risky Business
December 22, 2017
Japan’s Nuclear Exports: Risky Business
A burgeoning nuclear export portfolio carries with it significant risks and responsibilities.
Japan’s Nuclear Exports: Risky Business
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
December 16, 2017
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
The country’s changing political landscape raises several important questions for relations.
What Does Thailand’s New Era of Uncertainty Mean for Japan?
Japan-China Rail Competition Reaches Britain
December 14, 2017
Japan-China Rail Competition Reaches Britain
Japan’s rail diplomacy moves into a new stage with a joint venture in northwest England, but China may follow.
Japan-China Rail Competition Reaches Britain
What North Korea's ICBM Means for Japan's Defense Planning
December 12, 2017
What North Korea's ICBM Means for Japan's Defense Planning
Japan's defense planning will need to account for the increased threat from North Korea.
What North Korea's ICBM Means for Japan's Defense Planning
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
December 02, 2017
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
President Trump’s rhetoric and a highly threatening North Korea are chipping away at Japan's nuclear neuralgia.
Is Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' Being Cured?
Japan’s Pyrrhic Victory Over ‘Comfort Women’ Commemoration
November 25, 2017
Japan’s Pyrrhic Victory Over ‘Comfort Women’ Commemoration
Blocking comfort women documents from UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register could do Japan more harm than good.
Japan’s Pyrrhic Victory Over ‘Comfort Women’ Commemoration
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
November 22, 2017
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
Once again, Japan expresses a vague, and double-edged, interest in the Belt and Road.
‘Aimai’: Japan's Ambiguous Approach to China's ‘Belt And Road’
Can Japan Clean up Outer Space?
November 21, 2017
Can Japan Clean up Outer Space?
Japan is forging ahead in the increasingly important field of space debris removal.
Can Japan Clean up Outer Space?
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
November 14, 2017
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
Shinzo Abe's government can't afford to see the Trans-Pacific Partnership fail.
Japan's Rush to Conclude TPP-11
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
November 08, 2017
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
What did the U.S. and Japan actually accomplish during Trump's first trip to Japan?
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
In Japan, Trump and Abe Offer Alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’
November 08, 2017
In Japan, Trump and Abe Offer Alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’
The U.S. and Japan signed new agreements to promote “high quality” infrastructure in Asia and Africa.
In Japan, Trump and Abe Offer Alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
November 03, 2017
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
Prospective reforms to Japan’s military posture mask the strategic vulnerability of Japan’s nuclear reactors.
Japan’s Nuclear Power Program: A Strategic Paradox?
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