July 15, 2022
Is Japan’s Postwar Pacifism Dead?
By Ulv Hanssen
Japan’s defense spending plan shows how far the state has departed from postwar pacifism.
October 18, 2021
Japan Leader Calls for Greater Military Capability, Spending
By Mari Yamaguchi
Kishida said Japan's security environment has been rapidly changing.
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.
July 20, 2016
International Law Won't Stop China in the South China Sea
By Aurelia George Mulgan
Countering power with rules is doomed to fail in the South China Sea.
February 12, 2014
Cold War Structures and Tectonic Shifts
By Clint Work
Longstanding U.S. commitments to East Asia complicate an already complex region.
February 06, 2014
Japan Should Follow - Germany
By Amitai Etzioni
With regional tensions rising, Japan would do well to come to terms with its past.