June 14, 2019
What Did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Accomplish in Iran?
By Daniel Hurst
Abe’s effort at playing the middle man between Washington and Tehran yielded no immediate results.
April 26, 2019
Japan, US Beef up Their Cyber Alliance
By Daniel Hurst
Cybersecurity was a major focus of the recent “two-plus-two” meeting in Washington.
January 23, 2019
2019 Kicks Off With US and Allies Present in Indo-Pacific’s Disputed Waters
By Ankit Panda
The United States is networking with allies across the South and East China Seas.
December 19, 2018
What Comes After US Hegemony?
By Bidisha Biswas and Anish Goel
The Asia-Pacific region looks beyond the United States.
July 17, 2018
United States, Australia, Japan Achieve War Games First at RIMPAC on Kauai
By Jon Letman
Australia, the United States, and Japan focus on improving interoperability with sinking exercise.
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?
March 22, 2018
Japan Sees Hope for US Metal Duty Exemptions
By Thisanka Siripala
On the eve of Trump’s higher steel and aluminium tariffs, Japan’s Trade Minister is pushing grounds for exemptions.
March 08, 2018
The Case for a New US-Japan Strategy: Why We Need a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
By Nobukatsu Kanehara
Japan and the U.S. are two global leaders who must work side-by-side to spread peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
February 07, 2018
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The concert of the Indo-Pacific can consult on a range of issues, but what will their next concrete steps be?
September 02, 2017
Kim Jong-un's Crazy Summer: A Litmus Test for Japan
By Titli Basu
North Korea's active summer poses a host of challenges to Japan's defense posture.
August 25, 2017
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
By Mina Pollmann
Japan's new top diplomat inherits a complex portfolio.
December 06, 2016
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
By Catherine Putz
In the twilight of Obama's presidency, Abe will be the first sitting Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor.