The Story of How Japanese Politics Got Shaken Up in 2017
By Ankit Panda
The stakes in Japan's October 2017 are high, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeking a new mandate to handle North Korea.
Japan Needs an Opposition Alliance
By Ichiro Ozawa
Unchecked unconstitutional legislation is a repeat of Japan’s prewar history.
Japan: Electoral Landslide With an Ambiguous Mandate
By Sheila A. Smith
Shinzo Abe is likely to win comfortably this weekend. But what will it mean?
After APEC, Whither the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
By Elliot Waldman
With the U.S. and Japan nearing a deal and Republicans in control of Congress, could 2015 be the TPP’s year?