Germany’s Quietly Growing Relations With Japan
By Weijing Xing
While the whole world is talking about Chancellor Scholz’s controversial visit to China, Germany’s ties with Japan are growing quietly but significantly.
China on the Sideline as Japan Plays Bigger Role in Kosovo
By Joseph Hammond
Beijing doesn’t recognize Pristina, making the small state a relatively China-free spot in Europe.
The V4+Japan Framework: A New Mode of Cooperation or a Doomed Project?
By Michal Kolmas
Japan’s relationship with the V4 -- Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia -- has roots but hasn’t grown much.
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
By Liubomir K. Topaloff
Why Shinzo Abe visited Serbia on his recent tour of Eastern Europe.