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Japan Pushes for Its Own North Korea Summit
May 14, 2019

Japan Pushes for Its Own North Korea Summit

By Daniel Hurst
Shinzo Abe now says he would meet with Kim Jong Un without any preconditions – a change from Tokyo’s previous position.

Legacy Comes First in Abe’s Foreign Policy
May 10, 2019

Legacy Comes First in Abe’s Foreign Policy

By James D. J. Brown
Abe’s hasty pursuit of a legacy makes Japanese foreign policy look unprincipled and weak.
North Korea: Getting Japan a Seat at the Table
February 23, 2019

North Korea: Getting Japan a Seat at the Table

By Luke Patey
Japan’s absence from diplomacy on North Korea is undermining efforts to bring about a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Japan’s Stakes in US-North Korea Talks
February 05, 2019

Japan’s Stakes in US-North Korea Talks

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Naoko Aoki.

After North Korea, Pompeo Visits Japan to Meet With US Allies
July 09, 2018

After North Korea, Pompeo Visits Japan to Meet With US Allies

By Mina Pollmann
The abductee issues continues to complicate Japan's approach to North Korea.

A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
October 28, 2014

A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees

By Clint Richards
Without progress in Pyongyang this week, the investigation may derail completely.

North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
October 22, 2014

North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release

By Clint Richards
Why has Pyongyang decided to free Jeffrey Fowle now?
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
October 20, 2014

North Korea to Engage or Provoke?

By Clint Richards
North Korea’s erratic behavior continues to draw regional diplomatic attention.

North Korea Returns Japanese Abductee Issue to Back-Burner
October 16, 2014

North Korea Returns Japanese Abductee Issue to Back-Burner

By Clint Richards
North Korea appears to feel that it has loosened the shackles of isolation enough for now.

How Japan is Managing its Korean Peninsula Charm Offensive
October 03, 2014

How Japan is Managing its Korean Peninsula Charm Offensive

By Clint Richards
While talks with Pyongyang struggle, Abe is full steam ahead in his pursuit of a meeting with Park.

Why Isn’t North Korea Angry About Its Isolation?
September 30, 2014

Why Isn’t North Korea Angry About Its Isolation?

By Clint Richards
Being left in the cold usually results in threats from the Hermit Kingdom.
North Korea Walks Dangerous Line on Japanese Abductees
September 24, 2014

North Korea Walks Dangerous Line on Japanese Abductees

By Clint Richards
Pyongyang’s attempts at leverage could leave it out in the cold.

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