August 20, 2022
Preparation for Abe’s State Funeral Proceeds Amid Growing Public Opposition
By Jio Kamata
As former PM Abe Shinzo’s state funeral – Japan’s first in 55 years – inches closer, more and more Japanese are turning against the idea.
May 16, 2022
Does the Russia-Ukraine War Herald a New Era for Japan’s Security Policy?
By Craig Kafura
Is the war in Ukraine creating a Japanese Zeitenwende? It might be up to Prime Minister Kishida.
June 10, 2020
Is the Japanese Public on Board With the ‘New Era’ of China-Japan Relations?
By Kazuki Nakamura
Japanese citizens will be the key to determining the success of the Sino-Japanese reset.
July 28, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: Reinforcing China's Negative Image in Japan
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
China's refusal to abide by international rules and norms contributes to its negative image in Japan.
July 27, 2015
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
By Mina Pollmann
The Diplomat talks with Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder about Japan-Korea relations.