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Can Japan Have an Economic Grand Strategy Beyond the TPP?
July 05, 2015

Can Japan Have an Economic Grand Strategy Beyond the TPP?

By Shihoko Goto
Can Tokyo provide economic leadership in a rapidly changing region?
Abe and Putin May Meet in November
June 30, 2015

Abe and Putin May Meet in November

By Ankit Panda
Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin will plan to meet on the sidelines of international summits in November 2015.

Abe’s Okinawa Problem
June 24, 2015

Abe’s Okinawa Problem

By Yuki Tatsumi
The deadlock between Tokyo and Okinawa is a vulnerability for the U.S.-Japan alliance writ large.

Do Shinzo Abe’s Defense Initiatives Matter?
June 23, 2015

Do Shinzo Abe’s Defense Initiatives Matter?

By Lionel Fatton
How Japan’s new civil-military relations change its security posture and policy.

Japan: Controversy Over the National Anthem
June 22, 2015

Japan: Controversy Over the National Anthem

By Kyla Ryan
Educators and bureaucrats take their fight over the national anthem to court.
Japan's Defense Reforms and Shinzo Abe's Image Problem
June 16, 2015

Japan's Defense Reforms and Shinzo Abe's Image Problem

By Yuki Tatsumi
Japan's prime minister has an image problem -- and it stems from his signature national security legislation.

Japan and China: 'Intimate Rivals'
June 15, 2015

Japan and China: 'Intimate Rivals'

By Mina Pollmann
An interview with Sheila Smith, author of Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China.
Japan’s China-Driven Tourism Boom
June 12, 2015

Japan’s China-Driven Tourism Boom

By Trevor Kennedy and Lotus Yang Ruan
Maritime tensions and historical issues notwithstanding, Chinese tourists are flocking to Japan. Why?

Abe Heads to G-7 with South China Sea, Asian Security on his Mind
June 08, 2015

Abe Heads to G-7 with South China Sea, Asian Security on his Mind

By Ankit Panda
At the meeting of G-7 leaders in Germany, Shinzo Abe will speak on Asian security.

The Emerging Japan-Philippines Security Partnership
June 06, 2015

The Emerging Japan-Philippines Security Partnership

By Yuki Tatsumi
Closer Japan-Philippines ties effectively complement U.S efforts to expand its regional presence.

Assessing Japan’s New Defense Policy Bills
June 04, 2015

Assessing Japan’s New Defense Policy Bills

By Robert Dujarric
Forget the hype, there is much less to the proposed new legislation than meets the eye.
In US, Okinawa Governor Pleads Case Against Base Relocation
June 04, 2015

In US, Okinawa Governor Pleads Case Against Base Relocation

By Shannon Tiezzi
Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, a vocal opponent of the Futenma relocation plan, has his work cut out for him.

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