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Nobody Puts Japan in the Corner
April 05, 2018
Nobody Puts Japan in the Corner
How Tokyo can make its way to the North Korean negotiating table.
Nobody Puts Japan in the Corner
Abe’s Charm Offensive – Is There a Second Act?
March 23, 2018
Abe’s Charm Offensive – Is There a Second Act?
The Japanese prime minister has put serious effort into diplomacy near and far -- but will it pay off?
Abe’s Charm Offensive – Is There a Second Act?
Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
February 28, 2018
Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
The roots of national identity for each state hinders deeper cooperation between them.
Japan-South Korea: So Close, Yet So Far
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
February 07, 2018
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
Japan lodges protest over Inter-Korean Winter Olympic Unification Flag.
Dokdo or Takeshima? Japan and South Korea Reopen Territorial Row Ahead of Olympic Games
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
January 25, 2018
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
Abe will make a statement on the "comfort women" issue while in South Korea.
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
January 11, 2018
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
After months of speculation, Moon's administration decides to keep to the 2015 agreement.
The Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Survives (Barely)   
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
December 30, 2017
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
South Korea's Moon Jae-in has domestic political reasons for reopening the agreement.
Japan Must Not Renegotiate the Comfort Women Agreement
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
December 23, 2017
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
Seoul’s absence from a revived Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is unfortunate, yet perfectly logical.
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
May 29, 2017
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
A reopening (yet again) of the comfort women issue could threaten cooperation on defense issues.
What Next for Japan-South Korea Relations?
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
January 06, 2017
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
Chung Sye-kyun, Speaker of the National Assembly, talks about "Choi-gate" and the future of Korea's foreign relations.
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
September 06, 2016
South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
Domestic opposition to the deal in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.
South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
August 16, 2016
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
The 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender saw several officials visit Yasukuni Shrine, although PM Abe did not.
World War II Anniversary Once Again Sparks Controversy in East Asia
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
May 11, 2016
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
Lacking formal implementation and combined with changing political tides, the comfort women issue will drag on.
6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
April 14, 2016
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
Advancing Japan-Korea relations will require creativity -- and maybe a change of address for Japan's embassy in Seoul.
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
April 02, 2016
Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
Japan's Foreign Ministry spokesperson on ties with South Korea, China, and the United States.
Japan's Regional Relationships, as Revealed at the Nuclear Security Summit
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