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Large and in Charge: Who is Taro Aso?
July 28, 2018
Large and in Charge: Who is Taro Aso?
Controversy has surrounded Japanese Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso ever since he entered politics.
Large and in Charge: Who is Taro Aso?
Imperial Japan's Naval Contributions to the First World War
July 27, 2018
Imperial Japan's Naval Contributions to the First World War
What drove the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I?
Imperial Japan's Naval Contributions to the First World War
United States, Australia, Japan Achieve War Games First at RIMPAC on Kauai
July 17, 2018
United States, Australia, Japan Achieve War Games First at RIMPAC on Kauai
Australia, the United States, and Japan focus on improving interoperability with sinking exercise.
United States, Australia, Japan Achieve War Games First at RIMPAC on Kauai
How Defending Fishing Groups Factors Into Japan’s Naval Development
July 07, 2018
How Defending Fishing Groups Factors Into Japan’s Naval Development
The Japanese government aims to increase its naval capabilities to address a wide range of threats and risks.
How Defending Fishing Groups Factors Into Japan’s Naval Development
Japanese Universities Make Efforts to Be More LGBT Friendly
July 06, 2018
Japanese Universities Make Efforts to Be More LGBT Friendly
Schools in Japan are taking steps to support equal access to education for LGBT students.
Japanese Universities Make Efforts to Be More LGBT Friendly
Between North Korea and Trade: Shinzo Abe's G7 2018 Dilemma
June 08, 2018
Between North Korea and Trade: Shinzo Abe's G7 2018 Dilemma
The Japanese prime minister's silence on trade during his meeting with Trump was deeply revealing.
Between North Korea and Trade: Shinzo Abe's G7 2018 Dilemma
Japan and the Shangri-La Dialogue
June 06, 2018
Japan and the Shangri-La Dialogue
Japan saw support for its position on maritime issues, but North Korea remains a source of concern.
Japan and the Shangri-La Dialogue
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
June 02, 2018
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
As China, Japan, and others aim to commercialize methane hydrate, its security implications should be examined.
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
May 25, 2018
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
What is the ‘Democratic Security Diamond’ without concern for its normative basis?
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
May 11, 2018
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
Japan’s Kobe Steel Faces Criminal Investigation
May 03, 2018
Japan’s Kobe Steel Faces Criminal Investigation
Quality control scandals in the manufacturing sector are undermining Japan’s reputation for quality and integrity.
Japan’s Kobe Steel Faces Criminal Investigation
A Lesson for India in Japan's Approach to China's Belt and Road Initiative
May 02, 2018
A Lesson for India in Japan's Approach to China's Belt and Road Initiative
India would do well to learn from Japan and not remain totally closed to the BRI.
A Lesson for India in Japan's Approach to China's Belt and Road Initiative
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
May 01, 2018
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
Over the weekend, Moon briefed Abe by telephone about his discussions with Kim.
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
Meltdown Imminent? The Decline of Japan’s Nuclear Export Industry
April 27, 2018
Meltdown Imminent? The Decline of Japan’s Nuclear Export Industry
Cost overruns and declining credibility threaten to derail Tokyo’s nuclear export ambitions.
Meltdown Imminent? The Decline of Japan’s Nuclear Export Industry
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
April 26, 2018
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
The statement takes aim at China without mentioning it by name.
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
Isao Takahata: A Life of Changing the Perceptions and Possibilities of Animation
April 12, 2018
Isao Takahata: A Life of Changing the Perceptions and Possibilities of Animation
Isao Takahata died last week at 82. He created some of the most influential and poignant films in the history of Japanese animation.
Isao Takahata: A Life of Changing the Perceptions and Possibilities of Animation
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