Former Japan PM’s ‘Resolve to Fight’ Remark Over Taiwan Causes Ripples at Home and Abroad
By Takahashi Kosuke
Aso Taro, currently the VP of Japan’s ruling party, stoked controversy by calling for Japan to show “strong deterrence” at a forum in Taipei.
10 Reasons Xi Won’t Attack Taiwan Anytime Soon
By Hemant Adlakha
Yes, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has ambitions for absorbing Taiwan. But so did all his predecessors.
How Can Japan Help Taiwan?
By Mina Pollmann
Aside from visits by high-ranking LDP politicians, there are equally important, if less high-profile, changes Japan can make.
Pelosi Discusses Taiwan Tensions in Japan
By Mari Yamaguchi
The U.S. House speaker and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida both denounced China’s ongoing military drills near Taiwan, underscoring Japan's security concerns.
Japanese Former Defense Minister Morimoto Satoshi on a Taiwan Contingency
By Kosuke Takahashi
If “China can unify Taiwan while eliminating U.S. interference. This is the best scenario for China... The surrounding countries cannot help Taiwan.”
What the 2022 Diplomatic Blue Book Reveals About Japan’s Taiwan Policy
By Victor Lin
Japan’s concerns about stability in the Taiwan Strait have resulted in a new focus on the issue.
Taiwan Strait: What Is at Stake and How to Prevent a Conflict
By Jongsoo Lee
An interview with David Sacks.
China Lashes Out at Japan’s Former PM Abe Over Taiwan Warning
By Associated Press
Abe Shinzo’s pointed comments on Taiwan drew an angry reaction from Beijing.
Parsing Japan’s Support for Taiwan
By Pamela Kennedy
The Japan-Taiwan renaissance seen in 2021 may not last, but one element will certainly stay: the public acknowledgment that Taiwan and Japan’s security are linked.
A Taiwan Contingency and Japan’s Counterstrike Debate
By Scott W. Harold and Satoru Mori
Japan’s increasing recognition that Taiwan is crucial to its own security has implications for Japan’s domestic defense debates and the Japan-U.S. alliance.
Prospects and Challenges for Japan-Taiwan Security Cooperation
By Yuki Tatsumi
Tokyo has finally begun to openly recognize that the peace and security of the Taiwan Strait directly impacts that of Japan.