October 19, 2020
Japan’s Pragmatic New PM Pushes Abe’s Vision on Southeast Asia Trip
By Associated Press
As Suga Yoshihide jets off on his first overseas trip as Japan's leader, he is battling a number of controversies at home.
October 01, 2020
New Japan PM Planning Visits to Indonesia, Vietnam
By Sebastian Strangio
Should it eventuate, Prime Minister Suga’s ASEAN tour would demonstrate his commitment to predecessor Abe Shinzo’s “free and open Indo-Pacific” strategy.
March 08, 2018
The Case for a New US-Japan Strategy: Why We Need a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
By Nobukatsu Kanehara
Japan and the U.S. are two global leaders who must work side-by-side to spread peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
November 16, 2017
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The meeting in Manila saw further progress on security relations between the two sides.