'Strategic Forgiveness': Lessons for East Asia
By John Wright
"Being contrite contains real diplomatic, defense, and economic benefits."
'Comfort Women' Issue Dominates Rare Japan-Korea Bilateral Talks
By Mina Pollmann
South Korea's president wants to reach a final solution by the end of 2015.
Japan's History Wars Aren't Over with Abe's Speech
By Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Recent events raise questions about Abe's commitment to upholding past apologies.
Abe Stokes History Wars by Avoiding Apology
By Jeff Kingston
With his 70th anniversary statement, the Japanese prime minister fails the test of history.
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
By J. Kevin Baird
Yasukuni Shrine will continue to compromise any apology that Japan’s leaders can offer.
Shinzo Abe's Historic US Visit
By Shannon Tiezzi
Jim Schoff speaks with The Diplomat about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's state visit to the United States.
Shinzo Abe’s High-Wire U.S. Visit
By Bruce Klingner
Can the Japanese prime minister address the past and provide a vision for future cooperation?