January 14, 2022
In Memory of ‘Kaifu Diplomacy’ During the Gulf War Turmoil
By Daisuke Akimoto
The late Kaifu Toshiki is regarded as a symbol of Japan’s changing diplomacy in the post-Cold War period.
June 07, 2017
Japan’s Mistaken South Sudan Withdrawal
By Jeffrey W. Hornung
The withdrawal harms Japan's operational readiness and its international reputation.
October 27, 2016
Japan's New Security Laws Could See First Test in South Sudan
By Mina Pollmann
A GSDF unit joining UN peacekeepers in South Sudan could be the first authorized to use force beyond self defense.
March 15, 2016
Japan's Evolving Role in the UN
By Yuki Tatsumi and Hana Rudolph
Can Japan continue to be a "peace enabler" in the United Nations?