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Ichiro Ozawa: Statement on the 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII
August 20, 2015

Ichiro Ozawa: Statement on the 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII

By Ichiro Ozawa
"Japan still has not become a nation that truly understands democracy."
Abe Stokes History Wars by Avoiding Apology
August 15, 2015

Abe Stokes History Wars by Avoiding Apology

By Jeff Kingston
With his 70th anniversary statement, the Japanese prime minister fails the test of history.

Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon
July 31, 2015

Japan and Asia: Dances with the Dragon

By Yo-Jung Chen
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s regional diplomacy has been dominated by Japan’s past and China’s future.

Lingering Ghosts: World War II and the Shaping of Modern Asia
July 31, 2015

Lingering Ghosts: World War II and the Shaping of Modern Asia

By Paul French
How the war’s end brought the end of colonialism, the arrival of communism, and the rise of political dynasties.

Shinzo Abe and the Japanese Constitution
July 20, 2015

Shinzo Abe and the Japanese Constitution

By Jared Genser and Michelle Brignone
When it comes to his new security legislation, the prime minister should listen to the Japanese people.
Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War
May 13, 2015

Abe’s Japan Cannot Apologize for the Pacific War

By J. Kevin Baird
Yasukuni Shrine will continue to compromise any apology that Japan’s leaders can offer.

Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
April 29, 2015

Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies

By Ken Marotte
Although hardly without blemish, Japan has been remarkably forthcoming about its wartime past.
Shinzo Abe’s High-Wire U.S. Visit
April 29, 2015

Shinzo Abe’s High-Wire U.S. Visit

By Bruce Klingner
Can the Japanese prime minister address the past and provide a vision for future cooperation?

Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
April 27, 2015

Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech

By Edward Jackfert
Addressing the U.S. Congress on Hirohito’s birthday is an insult to Pacific War veterans.

A Strategy for Japan’s Public Diplomacy in the United States
March 20, 2015

A Strategy for Japan’s Public Diplomacy in the United States

By Marta McLellan Ross
Japan has lost ground to Korea and China in U.S. public perceptions. Here’s what it can do about it.

China's Nanjing Massacre Publicity Push
December 13, 2014

China's Nanjing Massacre Publicity Push

By Shannon Tiezzi
China focused media attention on the Nanjing Massacre ahead of the first National Memorial Day on December 13.
Imbalance Drives the Sino-Japan Split
July 09, 2014

Imbalance Drives the Sino-Japan Split

By Clint Richards
Militarism could exacerbate problems already emerging in their drifting economic ties.

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