May 19, 2020
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.
March 13, 2020
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.
January 22, 2018
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
By Liubomir K. Topaloff
Why Shinzo Abe visited Serbia on his recent tour of Eastern Europe.