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.
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?