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Japan-Australia Relations: Beyond the ‘2+2’
December 05, 2015
Japan-Australia Relations: Beyond the ‘2+2’
Japan and Australia created a new framework for defense cooperation. Now comes the hard part: actually cooperating.
Japan-Australia Relations: Beyond the ‘2+2’
Beyond Futenma: Okinawa and the US Base Conundrum
November 04, 2015
Beyond Futenma: Okinawa and the US Base Conundrum
The U.S. basing dispute on Okinawa goes much deeper than the debate over Futenma Air Station.
Beyond Futenma: Okinawa and the US Base Conundrum
The Democratic Party of Japan: The Beginning of the End?
September 17, 2015
The Democratic Party of Japan: The Beginning of the End?
Japan's opposition has not been able to capitalize on the unpopularity of Shinzo Abe's security bills.
The Democratic Party of Japan: The Beginning of the End?
Japan's New Security Legislation: A Missed Opportunity
July 16, 2015
Japan's New Security Legislation: A Missed Opportunity
By focusing solely on constitutionality, Japan missed the opportunity for a frank debate on its actual security policy.
Japan's New Security Legislation: A Missed Opportunity
Japan: The “Return to Militarism” Argument
April 16, 2014
Japan: The “Return to Militarism” Argument
Could Japan see a return to militarism as some have claimed? Several factors make that highly unlikely.
Japan: The “Return to Militarism” Argument
China Responds to Japan’s Defense Package
December 18, 2013
China Responds to Japan’s Defense Package
China's response to Japan's national security strategy reveals the underlying issues of history, distrust and hypocrisy.
China Responds to Japan’s Defense Package
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