May 16, 2018
Trump-Kim Meeting Is Set. What Now For Japan?
By Yuki Tatsumi
Japan's singular focus on the abductee issue is marginalizing Tokyo in the current round of North Korea diplomacy.
May 01, 2018
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
By Daniel Hurst
Over the weekend, Moon briefed Abe by telephone about his discussions with Kim.
March 23, 2018
Abe’s Charm Offensive – Is There a Second Act?
By Carlos Ramirez
The Japanese prime minister has put serious effort into diplomacy near and far -- but will it pay off?
September 17, 2017
Room for Progress on the Japanese Abductees Issue With North Korea?
By John Taishu Pitt
How Japan can play the role of offering the carrot.