August 28, 2017
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
By Mina Pollmann
Japan's defense spending continues to be driven by concerns about North Korea and Chinese maritime activities.
July 29, 2017
Elections, Scandals, and Resignations: Can Shinzo Abe Survive in Japanese Politics?
By Ankit Panda
Beleaguered by scandal, an election loss in Tokyo, and a significant resignation, how is Abe's political position?