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Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
October 02, 2018
Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
Japanese investment in Africa naturally invites comparison with the activities of China in the same region.
Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
Japan Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile in Test
September 13, 2018
Japan Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile in Test
Japan and the United States have successfully tested the Aegis ballistic missile defense system on Tuesday.
Japan Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile in Test
The Key to Securing the Indo-Pacific: Japanese Constitutional Reform?
September 11, 2018
The Key to Securing the Indo-Pacific: Japanese Constitutional Reform?
How interrelated are the issues of Japan's constitutional reform debate and ongoing questions about preserving Asia's status quo?
The Key to Securing the Indo-Pacific: Japanese Constitutional Reform?
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
September 07, 2018
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
Recent disasters in Japan and its responses present valuable lessons for Southeast Asia's infrastructure boom.
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
August 30, 2018
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
The flotilla consists of three ships, including Japan’s largest helicopter destroyer.
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
The EU-Japan Partnerships: Advancing the Abe Doctrine?
August 17, 2018
The EU-Japan Partnerships: Advancing the Abe Doctrine?
Analyzing the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) in context.
The EU-Japan Partnerships: Advancing the Abe Doctrine?
Tokyo Medical University Admits To Capping Female Admissions
August 11, 2018
Tokyo Medical University Admits To Capping Female Admissions
An internal probe reveals rampant score rigging on medical entrance exams to restrain the number of female doctors.
Tokyo Medical University Admits To Capping Female Admissions
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
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