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Interview: Francis Fukuyama
October 15, 2015
Interview: Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama on the rise of China, East Asia tensions, and the role of the United States.
Interview: Francis Fukuyama
Japanese Constitutional Overhaul in 2015? Don't Count On It
January 07, 2015
Japanese Constitutional Overhaul in 2015? Don't Count On It
Yes, Abe and the LDP are looking good after December's elections, but they still won't get constitutional reform.
Japanese Constitutional Overhaul in 2015? Don't Count On It
Shinzo Abe’s New Mandate
December 20, 2014
Shinzo Abe’s New Mandate
Abe’s win at the polls signals a democracy in disarray and a shift to a neo-nationalist agenda.
Shinzo Abe’s New Mandate
Japan’s Back and So Is Nationalism
December 14, 2014
Japan’s Back and So Is Nationalism
Voters head to the polls today, after two years that have seen a revival – of sorts – of nationalism in Japan.
Japan’s Back and So Is Nationalism
Japan’s Decision on Collective Self-Defense in Context
October 03, 2014
Japan’s Decision on Collective Self-Defense in Context
In the East Asian regional context, Japan’s changing security posture is not the force for peace Tokyo claims it is.
Japan’s Decision on Collective Self-Defense in Context
‘New Nationalism’ in Japan
August 21, 2014
‘New Nationalism’ in Japan
A turn toward military normalization threatens Japan position as a peaceful international leader.
‘New Nationalism’ in Japan
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
August 14, 2014
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Regular visits by officials not only anger Japan’s neighbors, but can erode the separation of church and state.
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Abe’s Diplomatic Backtrack
April 04, 2014
Abe’s Diplomatic Backtrack
Japan’s nationalist prime minister tries to ease tensions with his East Asian neighbors.
Abe’s Diplomatic Backtrack
Japan Should Follow - Germany
February 06, 2014
Japan Should Follow - Germany
With regional tensions rising, Japan would do well to come to terms with its past.
Japan Should Follow - Germany
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