Japan-South Korea Cooperation Rests on the Rule of Law
By Jason Morgan and Kenji Yoshida
South Korea’s erratic court rulings and disharmony in the justice system are jeopardizing its bilateral relations with Japan.
What Will Kishida Say on August 15 at Japan’s National Memorial Ceremony for the War Dead?
By Mindy Kotler
Kishida has an opportunity to demonstrate his independence now that Abe is gone. Will he return to the legacy of the Murayama statement?
South Korea’s Wandering Judiciary
By SAKAMOTO Shigeki
A look at two local cases involving former comfort women.
Japan Has a Chance to Break the Ice With South Korea
By Darlene Onuorah
Recent developments coming out of Seoul have presented opportunities for Tokyo to explore means of cooperation.
On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom: A Rebuttal
By Yong-Shik Lee and Chan Un Park
Academic freedom does not protect outright falsehoods and distortions.
On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom
By Joseph Yi and Joe Phillips
The recent controversy over a Harvard professor’s article showcases how limited the space for debate and discussion on the issue has become.
South Korea’s Dubious Comfort Women Ruling
By Jinyul Ju
Why the court got it wrong on international law
South Korea and Japan: Resolving the Comfort Women Issue
By Naoko Kumagai
A little more empathy is needed, on both sides.
Were ‘Comfort Women’ Forced to Fight for the Imperial Japanese Army?
By Cristian Martini Grimaldi
Eyewitnesses remember women among the soldiers during the battle of Kohima -- something no history book recounts.
Comfort Women: Time’s Up for Activist Leadership
By Kan Kimura
An era of activists speaking on behalf of the women themselves has come to a natural end.
South Korean Court Wades Into Historical Issue
By Masao Okonogi
Is there a way out of the Japan-South Korea spat?
A Profound Development in Japan-South Korea Relations
By Kan Kimura
A recent ruling has global implications.