Menu
Account
A First: Japan's Largest Warship Visits Sri Lanka on Indo-Pacific Deployment
October 02, 2018
A First: Japan's Largest Warship Visits Sri Lanka on Indo-Pacific Deployment
Japan's defense and security cooperation with Sri Lanka continues to deepen.
A First: Japan's Largest Warship Visits Sri Lanka on Indo-Pacific Deployment
Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied
July 02, 2018
Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied
Both Japan and India may be best served by their existing alignment instead of pursuing an alliance.
Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
Tokyo to Host 7th China-South Korea-Japan Trilateral Summit
May 02, 2018
Tokyo to Host 7th China-South Korea-Japan Trilateral Summit
The trilateral Northeast Asian summit will meet for the first time since 2015, with a focus on North Korea.
Tokyo to Host 7th China-South Korea-Japan Trilateral Summit
Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands
April 19, 2018
Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands
How did Shinzo Abe's second trip to Mar-a-Lago go?
Abe in Mar-a-Lago, Round 2: Where the US-Japan Relationship Stands
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
April 18, 2018
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
Tokyo has some work to do to convince the region its strategy is not designed to contain China.
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
Abe to Visit US in April, Following Trump's Willingness for a North Korea Summit
March 12, 2018
Abe to Visit US in April, Following Trump's Willingness for a North Korea Summit
Japan will be wary about the prospect of a Trump-Kim summit.
Abe to Visit US in April, Following Trump's Willingness for a North Korea Summit
Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon
February 16, 2018
Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon
Bilateral ties between Tokyo and Oslo are set to converge, with multiple areas for cooperation.
Japan and Norway: Elevated Economic, Geopolitical and Gender Equality Cooperation on the Horizon
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
January 25, 2018
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
Abe will make a statement on the "comfort women" issue while in South Korea.
Abe Will Go to PyeongChang, Despite Japan-South Korea Tensions
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
January 16, 2018
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
The Japanese defense minister says the Chinese submarine spotted near the Senkaku islands was a Type 093 nuclear attack submarine.
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
January 12, 2018
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
The incident tests the waters in the East China Sea after a diplomatic breakthrough between the two countries.
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
Japan's Delicate Geopolitical Balancing Act in 2018
January 10, 2018
Japan's Delicate Geopolitical Balancing Act in 2018
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have to balance competing priorities in the year ahead.
Japan's Delicate Geopolitical Balancing Act in 2018
Take Note: Asia's 'Quad' Is Back
November 10, 2017
Take Note: Asia's 'Quad' Is Back
Cooperation between the United States, Japan, Australia, and India is here to stay.
Take Note: Asia's 'Quad' Is Back
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Plans Miyako Island Facility Upgrades
September 24, 2017
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Plans Miyako Island Facility Upgrades
Japan continues to bolster its maritime law enforcement capabilities in the East China Sea.
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Plans Miyako Island Facility Upgrades
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
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief