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Why Matsuyama at the Masters Matters
April 20, 2021

Why Matsuyama at the Masters Matters

By Layne Vandenberg
The impact of Hideki Matsuyama’s victory at the 2021 Masters Golf Tournament could be diminished by barriers to entry and ongoing stereotypes about Asian athletes. 

Japan Regulator Bans Nuke Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards
April 08, 2021

Japan Regulator Bans Nuke Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards

By Mari Yamaguchi
Of the 54 nuclear reactors Japan used to have, nine have been restarted under tougher post-Fukushima safety standards and four are currently operating.
What Does Finance Have to Do With War?
March 31, 2021

What Does Finance Have to Do With War?

By Robert Farley
Examining how Japan financed its 20th century wars provides context for understanding the relationship between finance and international conflict.

How to Operationalize the Quad
March 30, 2021

How to Operationalize the Quad

By Jeffrey T. Vanak, Jack Souders, and Kenneth del Mazo
Through deepening maritime partnerships, the Quad nations can amplify their mutual naval power in the Indo-Pacific.

Japan’s Changing Immigration and Refugee Policy
March 12, 2021

Japan’s Changing Immigration and Refugee Policy

By Daisuke Akimoto
Tokyo has long been criticized for restrictive immigration policy. Can it change?

Abe Apologizes, But Isn’t Charged for Cherry Blossom Scandal
December 25, 2020

Abe Apologizes, But Isn’t Charged for Cherry Blossom Scandal

By Associated Press
Prosecutors investigated whether Abe, his aide and two executives from his political support group had subsidized the party fees in violation of campaign and election funds laws.

Official Costs of Tokyo Olympics Up by 22% to $15.4 billion
December 23, 2020

Official Costs of Tokyo Olympics Up by 22% to $15.4 billion

By Associated Press
The Olympics are to open on July 23, 2021.
Japanese Companies Fall Victim To Unprecedented Wave of Cyber Attacks 
December 23, 2020

Japanese Companies Fall Victim To Unprecedented Wave of Cyber Attacks 

By Thisanka Siripala
The growing invasion of cyberspace from hackers has left Japanese companies scrambling to strengthen cyber security efforts.

Why Did Japan Suspend the ‘Go To Travel’ Campaign?
December 22, 2020

Why Did Japan Suspend the ‘Go To Travel’ Campaign?

By Rupakjyoti Borah
After announcing its extension, Tokyo decided to suspend the “Go To Travel” campaign.

Civilian Participation in National Defense as a Part of Japan’s Pacifism 
December 19, 2020

Civilian Participation in National Defense as a Part of Japan’s Pacifism 

By Fumiko Sasaki
Japanese citizens have a role to play in the defense of the country.

The Real Story of the Destruction of Force Z
December 10, 2020

The Real Story of the Destruction of Force Z

By Robert Farley
Even more than Pearl Harbor, the sinking of the two British battleships served to convince political and naval authorities of the pre-eminence of airpower in the Pacific. 
Actors Connect in ‘Subconscious’ to Play Young, Old Hokusai
November 09, 2020

Actors Connect in ‘Subconscious’ to Play Young, Old Hokusai

By Associated Press
Yuya Yagira plays younger Hokusai and Min Tanaka portrays the older Hokusai in the closing film of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

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