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Osaka Elections and the Japanese National Security Debate
December 06, 2015
Osaka Elections and the Japanese National Security Debate
The LDP's recent election loss might actually be to Shinzo Abe's benefit.
Osaka Elections and the Japanese National Security Debate
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
November 07, 2015
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
The China-Japan-South Korea trilateral was a good thing for Japan, but much work lies ahead.
How Can Japan Improve Its Relations With China and South Korea?
How Does Japan's LDP Plan to Pass Security Reform?
July 10, 2015
How Does Japan's LDP Plan to Pass Security Reform?
With the 60-day rule, the Diet juggles technicalities and the LDP presses forward its bill reinterpreting Article 9.
How Does Japan's LDP Plan to Pass Security Reform?
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
May 15, 2015
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Two new bills could revolutionize the Japanese military's ability to fight abroad.
Japan's Global SDF Will Need These Two Laws
Islamic State Murders: Japan's Tipping Point?
February 07, 2015
Islamic State Murders: Japan's Tipping Point?
The Diplomat‘s editors discuss recent events in Asia, including Japan and the Islamic State, Russia-China-India talks, and Cobra Gold 2015.
Islamic State Murders: Japan's Tipping Point?
Vietnam's Extensive Strategic Partnership with Japan
October 14, 2014
Vietnam's Extensive Strategic Partnership with Japan
Vietnam's relationship with Japan has an important security component that is growing and evolving.
Vietnam's Extensive Strategic Partnership with Japan
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
October 10, 2013
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
Japan’s security policies are widely misunderstood. With some better prioritizing, Abe could help correct that.
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
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