September 25, 2021
Ghosts of the Past in the LDP Presidential Election
By Taro Tsuda
The backgrounds and formative influences of the candidates are a particularly rich trove of information, given the powerful role of factional lineages and dynastic politics in Japan.
February 22, 2021
A 1936 Coup Attempt in Japan Holds Lessons for the US
By John D. Van Fleet
The February 26 Incident in Japan may prove a prescient parallel to the insurrection attempt at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
November 20, 2019
Nagasaki, the Center of Catholicism in Japan, Prepares to Welcome Pope Francis
By Associated Press
From ‘Hidden Christians’ to the 1945 atomic bombing, Nagasaki’s Catholic community has a long and often tragic history.