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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Is Set to Visit India: What to Expect
September 08, 2017
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Is Set to Visit India: What to Expect
The Japanese prime minister's upcoming visit to India marks the start of a new era in bilateral ties.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Is Set to Visit India: What to Expect
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
September 08, 2017
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
Why Japan and Russia won't reach an agreement on the Northern Territories dispute.
The Third Annual Eastern Economic Forum and the Japan-Russia Summit
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
August 31, 2017
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
Japan enters a new era of North Korean provocations with great unease.
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
Are Things Looking Up Politically for Abe and the LDP in Japan?
August 29, 2017
Are Things Looking Up Politically for Abe and the LDP in Japan?
A recent gubernatorial election in Ibaraki Prefecture yielded a desirable result for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Are Things Looking Up Politically for Abe and the LDP in Japan?
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
August 28, 2017
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
Japan's defense spending continues to be driven by concerns about North Korea and Chinese maritime activities.
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
August 25, 2017
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
Japan's new top diplomat inherits a complex portfolio.
Who Is Taro Kono, Japan's New Foreign Minister?
Is Japan Truly a Powerful Country?
May 13, 2017
Is Japan Truly a Powerful Country?
Japan's true power can only emerge if other countries, including the United States, require it.
Is Japan Truly a Powerful Country?
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
March 10, 2017
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
How does Japan see its threat environment and what are its defense priorities?
What Is Japan's Regional Threat Environment and Defense Strategy?
The US-India-Japan Trilateral: Economic Foundation for a Grand Strategy
February 04, 2017
The US-India-Japan Trilateral: Economic Foundation for a Grand Strategy
What happens when the world’s oldest, largest, and most responsible democracies meet?
The US-India-Japan Trilateral: Economic Foundation for a Grand Strategy
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
January 09, 2017
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
Despite a 2015 deal, the "comfort women" dispute between Japan and South Korea continues to have salience for bilateral ties.
The 'Final and Irreversible' 2015 Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal Unravels
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
November 07, 2016
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
Japan looks to incentivize Russian interest in a deal over the Kurils by laying out several economic initiatives.
What Will a Kuril Islands Deal Between Russia and Japan Take?
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
November 07, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
Japan says the incursion is the 31st in the East China Sea this year.
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
Kuril Islands Dispute: Russia-Japan Joint Administration on the Table?
October 18, 2016
Kuril Islands Dispute: Russia-Japan Joint Administration on the Table?
Japan denies that any talks for joint administration of the dispute island chain are underway with Russia.
Kuril Islands Dispute: Russia-Japan Joint Administration on the Table?
Will an Abe-Xi Meeting Happen on the Sidelines of the 2016 G20 Summit?
August 29, 2016
Will an Abe-Xi Meeting Happen on the Sidelines of the 2016 G20 Summit?
The two leaders last met in April 2015.
Will an Abe-Xi Meeting Happen on the Sidelines of the 2016 G20 Summit?
China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
August 29, 2016
China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
Beijing does not dispute reports that its envoy to Tokyo drew a "red line" for Japan in the South China Sea.
China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
A First: North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
August 04, 2016
A First: North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
For the first time ever, a North Korean ballistic missile landed in Japanese waters.
A First: North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
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