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‘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?
With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
October 30, 2017
With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
The reshuffled Japanese cabinet from August 2017 will remain in place following the LDP's general election showing.
With New General Election Mandate, Japan's Abe to Retain Cabinet
Japan Election Victory Gives Abe Mandate For Reform
October 23, 2017
Japan Election Victory Gives Abe Mandate For Reform
The ruling coalition scores a two-thirds majority in the Lower House elections.
Japan Election Victory Gives Abe Mandate For Reform
Japanese Voters Head to Polls in Snap Election
October 22, 2017
Japanese Voters Head to Polls in Snap Election
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks a new mandate amid an intensified threat from North Korea.
Japanese Voters Head to Polls in Snap Election
Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics
October 20, 2017
Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics
Despite a strong alliance, Japan's stern response to U.S. military accidents is predictable.
Of Ospreys and Stallions: US Military Aircraft Accidents and Japanese Domestic Politics
Are China and Japan Moving Towards a Rapprochement?
October 03, 2017
Are China and Japan Moving Towards a Rapprochement?
Chinese foreign minister says that China expects more good news from Japan after Japanese Prime Minister’s surprise move.
Are China and Japan Moving Towards a Rapprochement?
Abe Makes a Surprise Appearance, Hails 45 Years of Japan-China Relations
September 29, 2017
Abe Makes a Surprise Appearance, Hails 45 Years of Japan-China Relations
Abe was the first Japanese PM in 15 years to attend the Chinese embassy in Tokyo's National Day celebration.
Abe Makes a Surprise Appearance, Hails 45 Years of Japan-China Relations
Yuriko Koike’s New Party: A Real Game-Changer for Japanese Politics?
September 28, 2017
Yuriko Koike’s New Party: A Real Game-Changer for Japanese Politics?
Does the Tokyo governor's new party galvanize Japan's opposition?
Yuriko Koike’s New Party: A Real Game-Changer for Japanese Politics?
Abe Dissolves the Diet, Snap Elections Set for October
September 28, 2017
Abe Dissolves the Diet, Snap Elections Set for October
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is capitalizing on his recently higher approval ratings to renew his party's mandate.
Abe Dissolves the Diet, Snap Elections Set for October
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
September 17, 2017
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
How Japan can play the role of offering the carrot.
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
September 11, 2017
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
There is a third alternative Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should consider pursuing.
Abe’s Cul-de-Sac Foreign Policy: Between Entrapment and Abandonment
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